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Spectacles

Object Number: 
INV.7711
Date: 
1840-1842
Medium: 
Silver, glass
Dimensions: 
closed: 1 x 4 1/2 x 3/4 in. ( 2.5 x 11.4 x 1.9 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: inside right temple: "H.A. & J.P." pencil inscription: on accompanying tag: "COLUMBIA/UNIVERSITY/JAN. 26, 1920"
Description: 
Silver spectacles with quadrangular lenses connected by crank bridge; adjustable pin-slider temples with elongated loops at ends; silversmith's mark stamped inside right temple.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Columbia University, 1920
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group