Eyeglasses case

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1870-1900

GUSN

GUSN-17915

Description

Small brown leather case for pince-nez glasses or eyepiece. Edges are squeezed to release glasses.

Details

Descriptive Terms

eyeglass cases
accessories
leather
Leather
CASE, EYEGLASSES

Inscription

Stamped on front of case: ""J.B. HOECKER/ BROOKLYN./ Optician/ 312 FULTON ST.""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

People and Organizations

J.B. Hoecker

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

2.625 x 1.75 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.2048

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