Eyeglasses case

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1870-1900

GUSN

GUSN-17921

Description

Small brown leather case for pince-nez eyeglasses or eyepiece. Flat w/ rounded edges that are squeezed to release glasses. Edges of opening painted red.

Details

Descriptive Terms

eyeglass cases
accessories
leather
Leather
CASE, EYEGLASSES

Inscription

Stamped on front of case: ""HOWLAND & HAYDEN/ JEWELERS & OPTICIANS/ BATH, ME.""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

People and Organizations

Howland & Hayden

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2.5 x 1.75 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.2054

Places

Maine (United States)