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Eyeglasses case

Description

Small black leather eyeglasses case for pince-nez eyeglasses. Case nearly flat but angled to accomodate nose support. Sides squeeze to release glasses.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1900
Inscriptions
Stamped on front of case: ""WILSON BROTHERS/ THREE BOSTON STORES/ 4 WINTER ST. 6 TREMONT ST. SCOLLAY SQ. BOSTON./ CAN BE DUPLICATED BY MAIL""
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
leather
Object type
Personal Gear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
accessories
CASE, EYEGLASSES
eyeglass cases
leather
Leather
People and organizations
Wilson Brothers
Dimensions
4.25 x 1.875 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.2055
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
17922

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