Spectacles

Spectacles
Title
Spectacles
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 )
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
Object Number 
INV.7711
Marks 
stamped: inside right temple: "H.A. & J.P." pencil inscription: on accompanying tag: "COLUMBIA/UNIVERSITY/JAN. 26, 1920"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group