Prism, Blue Hill, ca. 1790

Contributed by Jonathan Fisher Memorial, Inc.

Description

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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About This Item

  • Title: Prism, Blue Hill, ca. 1790
  • Creator: Fisher, Jonathan
  • Creation Date: circa 1790
  • Subject Date: circa 1790
  • Town: Blue Hill
  • County: Hancock
  • State: ME
  • Media: Wood, glass and cork
  • Dimensions: 10.2 cm x 33 cm
  • Local Code: 2004.001.104
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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For more information about this item, contact:

Jonathan Fisher Memorial, Inc.
44 Miles Road, Blue Hill, ME 04614
(207) 374-2459
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