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Spectacles

Object Number: 
1975.25c
Date: 
1880-1910
Medium: 
Steel, glass
Dimensions: 
closed: 2 1/8 x 4 1/2 x 1 in. ( 5.4 x 11.4 x 2.5 cm )
Description: 
Spectacles with thin steel wire frame, oval colorless glass lenses, K-nosepiece, and temples that curl into a circle at the end.
Gallery Label: 
According to a note found with these spectacles, the donor believed that they belonged either to his uncle Henry Scott (d. ca. 1909) or to his aunt Ellen Skinner Scott (d. ca. 1920), both of Watertown, Connecticut.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Professor Kenneth Scott
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group