Eyeglasses case

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1870-1900

GUSN

GUSN-17923

Description

Small brown leather eyeglasses case. For pince-nez eyeglasses. Case nearly flat but angled to accomodate nose support. Sides squeeze to release glasses. Edges of opening painted red.

Details

Descriptive Terms

eyeglass cases
accessories
leather
Leather
CASE, EYEGLASSES

Inscription

Stamped on front of case: ""MEYROWITZ BRO'S/ OPTICIANS/ 297 4TH AVE./ N.Y.""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

People and Organizations

Meyrowitz Brothers

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

1.625 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.2056

Places

New York state (United States)