Eyeglasses in Case

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Object Name: 
Eyeglasses in Case
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
(a) H: 6.2 cm,W: 14.1 cm; (b) H: 5.8 cm, W: 2 cm, L: 13.5 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Janet B. Hoffman in memory of Dr. Parker Hoffman
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass, gold-colored metal, steel, paper fabric; (a) lenses cast, ground, polished, metal stamped, assembled, (b) assembled. (a) Spherical lenses with stamped gold rims and flat bridge, gold nosepieces each stamped "10K PAD," gold hinges and stamped L-shaped legs. (b) Clamshell type case covered with alligator print black paper and lined with blue velvet, stamped on cover "F.a.JORDAN/OPTOMETRIST/312 WEST CHURCHT ST./ELMIRA, N.Y."
Hoffman, Janet B., Source