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Eyeglasses case

Description

Small black leather case for pince-nez glasses or eyepiece. Edges are squeezed to release glasses. Edges of opening painted red.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1900
Inscriptions
Stamped on front of case: ""J. PUTNEY/ OPTICIAN/ 48 WEST MINSTER ST,/ PROV-R.I.""
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
leather
Object type
Personal Gear
Places
Rhode Island (United States)
Descriptive terms
accessories
CASE, EYEGLASSES
eyeglass cases
leather
Leather
People and organizations
J. Putney
Dimensions
2.75 x 1.875 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.2058
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
17925

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