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Eyeglasses case

Description

Small brown leather case for pince-nez eyeglasses or eyepiece. Flat w/ rounded edges that are squeezed to release glasses. Edges of opening painted red.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1900
Inscriptions
Stamped on front of case: ""HOWLAND & HAYDEN/ JEWELERS & OPTICIANS/ BATH, ME.""
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
leather
Object type
Personal Gear
Places
Maine (United States)
Descriptive terms
accessories
CASE, EYEGLASSES
eyeglass cases
leather
Leather
People and organizations
Howland & Hayden
Dimensions
2.5 x 1.75 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.2054
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
17921

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