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Spectacles and Case

2001.176.1-.2 (RS219260)

Description

Brass alloy frame spectacles [.1] and case [.2]. Round tinted lenses, with thin, wrap-around wire. Navy blue leather hinged case. Blue velvet interior with a safety lip.

Details

Maker
Montgomery-Frost-Llyod's Co. (Manufacturer)
Date
1970-1990
Inscriptions
"Montgomery-Frost Co./ BOSTON" (Embossed on safety lip)
"[illegible]OYDGE"
Material
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
leather
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Personal Gear; Personal Assistive Artifacts
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
brass (alloy)
Device, Vision
eyeglass cases
eyeglasses
Eyeglasses
glass (material)
leather
Spectacles
velvet (fabric weave)
Dimensions
1/2 x 4 1/2 x 2 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.176.1-.2
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Helen R. Haddad, Mr. Edward S. Rogerson, Mr. Henry P. Rogerson and William G. Rogerson, Esq.
GUSN
225486

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