Gentleman's Tool Chest, London, England, c.1770, made in 1/12th scale by Wm. R. Robertson
Gentleman's Tool Chest, London, England, c.1770, made in 1/12th scale by Wm. R. Robertson

This historically accurate miniature copy is only 2" (51 mm) wide

Microscope, Louis XV style by Passement, made in 1/12th scale by Wm. R. Robertson, 1999
Microscope, Louis XV style by Passement, made in 1/12th scale by Wm. R. Robertson, 1999

The original is in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Miniature has working optics, shagreen (sharkskin) covered barrel tube, made in 24k gold, burnished with puppy teeth. 2" (51 mm) tall

Table Top Spinning wheel, French, c. 1790, made in 1/12th & 1/6th scale by Wm. R. Robertson, 2001
Table Top Spinning wheel, French, c. 1790, made in 1/12th & 1/6th scale by Wm. R. Robertson, 2001

Miniatures shown in front of the full size original. In "Stories" there is a details description of how this was made with 70 photos. 1/6th scale, 2 1/2" (64 mm), 1/12th scale, 1 1/4" (32 mm) long

Gentleman's Tool Chest, London, England, c.1770, made in 1/12th scale by Wm. R. Robertson
Gentleman's Tool Chest, London, England, c.1770, made in 1/12th scale by Wm. R. Robertson

This historically accurate miniature copy is only 2" (51 mm) wide

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