Eyeglasses and case

Date

1870-1900

GUSN

GUSN-17919

Description

Pair of pince-nez eyeglasses in small black leather case. Glasses have dark lenses and black frames. Glasses fold to fit into case. Case had curved edges and embossed foliate detail. A= Glasses B= Case

Details

Descriptive Terms

eyeglasses
eyeglass cases
accessories
glass (material)
leather
Glass
Leather
EYEGLASSES

Inscription

Stamped on front of case: ""ALGER/ OPTICIAN/ 407 WASHINGTON ST/ BOSTON""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

People and Organizations

Alger

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

1.75 x 3.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.2052AB

Places

Massachusetts (United States)