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Eyeglasses case

Description

Small brown leather eyeglasses case. For pince-nez eyeglasses. Case nearly flat but angled to accomodate nose support. Sides squeeze to release glasses. Edges of opening painted red.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1900
Inscriptions
Stamped on front of case: ""MEYROWITZ BRO'S/ OPTICIANS/ 297 4TH AVE./ N.Y.""
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
leather
Object type
Personal Gear
Places
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
accessories
CASE, EYEGLASSES
eyeglass cases
leather
Leather
People and organizations
Meyrowitz Brothers
Dimensions
1.625 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.2056
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
17923

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