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Eyeglasses and case

Description

Small black leather glasses case containing pince-nez glasses w/ gold colored nose support. Oval case has a central snap and a hinged top. Lined in black plush. A= Glasses B= Case

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1900
Inscriptions
Stamped on bottom of case: ""PINKHAM & SMITH/ PRESCRIPTION OPTICIANS/ 288 BOYLSTON ST./ BOSTON""
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
glass (material)
leather
Object type
Personal Gear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
accessories
eyeglass cases
eyeglasses
EYEGLASSES
Glass
glass (material)
Leather
leather
People and organizations
Pinkham & Smith
Dimensions
1.25 x 3.75 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.2043AB
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
17910

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