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Magnifiers probably

sevilodorf
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Aug 7 2013, 2:32am


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a jewelers loupe like that used by Balin in AUJ were probably in existence .... and didn't Elrond have a telescope set up in the garden in the scene where Arwen returns after her vision of Eldarion? So by movie 'verse the principals of magnification with lens exists. Whether they do in book 'verse or not is debatable.

Is that liquid filled glass globe by Gandalf's elbow in the Library of Minas Tirith an oil lamp or possibly a magnifier also... there were candles.... which I always thought the librarians would be nervously hovering around.

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        Perhaps he Shire is more modern because... noWizardme Send a private message to noWizardme Aug 12 2013, 4:09pm
    It seems to me that science, the arts, and technology Escapist Send a private message to Escapist Aug 6 2013, 7:24pm
    The only example I can think of... cats16 Send a private message to cats16 Aug 6 2013, 9:31pm
    In the books I noticed Loresilme Send a private message to Loresilme Aug 6 2013, 10:44pm
    The Rankin/Bass 'Hobbit' Otaku-sempai Send a private message to Otaku-sempai Aug 7 2013, 12:36am
        Balin had the specs in the animated film Otaku-sempai Send a private message to Otaku-sempai Aug 7 2013, 7:21pm
    Magnifiers probably sevilodorf Send a private message to sevilodorf Aug 7 2013, 2:32am
        Telescopes...and microscopes? Riven Delve Send a private message to Riven Delve Aug 7 2013, 11:32am
            regarding telescopes acheron Send a private message to acheron Aug 7 2013, 12:45pm
                Telescopes seem likely, Inferno Send a private message to Inferno Aug 7 2013, 1:41pm
                    Although they seem fairly ignorant of astronomy in Middle-earth. RosieLass Send a private message to RosieLass Aug 7 2013, 4:49pm
                    There is a reference in The Hobbit. Darkstone Send a private message to Darkstone Aug 12 2013, 4:25pm
                        Don't forget about the narrative voice.... Otaku-sempai Send a private message to Otaku-sempai Aug 13 2013, 7:02pm
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                At last! Riven Delve Send a private message to Riven Delve Aug 7 2013, 4:08pm
                A tea room, lol! RosieLass Send a private message to RosieLass Aug 7 2013, 4:50pm
                    Ye olde Starbucks Rembrethil Send a private message to Rembrethil Aug 7 2013, 6:36pm
                    Yes ryouko Send a private message to ryouko Aug 10 2013, 11:50pm
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