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Pince-nez and Case

1995.475.1-.2 (RS219808)

Description

Bone and metal pince-nez with round lenses [.1]. Leather case [.2].

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860
Inscriptions
"Federhen & Fagin/ Opticians/ 61 Court St.,/ Boston" (Embossed on case)
Material
bone (material)
leather
Object type
Personal Gear; Personal Assistive Artifacts
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
accessories
bone (material)
Device, Vision
Eyeglasses
leather
pince-nez
Pince-Nez
Dimensions
2 1/2 x 3 1/8 x 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1995.475.1-.2
Credit Line
Bequest of Elsie Allen
GUSN
10700

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