Spectacles

Spectacles
Title
Spectacles
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.
Credit Line 
Gift of Professor Kenneth Scott
Object Number 
1975.25c
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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group