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Jonathan Fisher Memorial

Prism, Blue Hill, ca. 1790

Contributed by Jonathan Fisher Memorial, Inc.
MMN Item 33923 Item Details
Prism, Blue Hill, ca. 1790
MMN Item 33923 Zoom


Crafted by Jonathan Fisher, this prism, made of wood, glass and cork, will (when filled with water) magnify writing or images making it easier to read. Jonathan Fisher of Blue Hill may have used it to make it easier to read as he aged.

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