Eyeglasses case

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1870-1900

GUSN

GUSN-17925

Description

Small black leather case for pince-nez glasses or eyepiece. Edges 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: ""J. PUTNEY/ OPTICIAN/ 48 WEST MINSTER ST,/ PROV-R.I.""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

People and Organizations

J. Putney

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

2.75 x 1.875 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.2058

Places

Rhode Island (United States)