Eyeglasses

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Object Name: 
Eyeglasses
Accession Number: 
95.4.326
Dimensions: 
H: 3.8 cm, W: 11 cm, L(of chain): 38 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1900
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Janet B. Hoffman in memory of Dr. Parker Hoffman
Primary Description: 
Colorless with greenish tinge lead glass, white metal; lenses ground and polished; frames handmade. (a) Two flat oval lenses in oval silvery frames with wide flat bridge and two corrugated metal nose grippers attached to frames; (b) gold-colored chain and collar clip attached to one lens frame.
Provenance: 
Hoffman, Janet B., Source