Eyeglasses case

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1870-1900

GUSN

GUSN-17922

Description

Small black leather eyeglasses case for pince-nez eyeglasses. Case nearly flat but angled to accomodate nose support. Sides squeeze to release glasses.

Details

Descriptive Terms

eyeglass cases
accessories
leather
Leather
CASE, EYEGLASSES

Inscription

Stamped on front of case: ""WILSON BROTHERS/ THREE BOSTON STORES/ 4 WINTER ST. 6 TREMONT ST. SCOLLAY SQ. BOSTON./ CAN BE DUPLICATED BY MAIL""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

People and Organizations

Wilson Brothers

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

4.25 x 1.875 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.2055

Places

Massachusetts (United States)