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Object Name: 
Glasses
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
2003.4.424
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 11.8 cm, W: 15.7 cm, D: 3.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1860
Credit Line: 
Gift of William Asadorian
Primary Description: 
Glass, metal, wood, velvet. Spectacles mounted on red velvet in a light wood frame- rectangular; white sticker on the back of frame reads: WEST STREET & 14 STREET- LANDFILL BETWEEN THE OLD DOCKS- CIRCA 1860’S- SCOTT JORDAN 1999.
Provenance: 
Asadorian, William (d. 2003), Source
Inscription: 
WEST STREET & 14 STREET- LANDFILL BETWEEN THE OLD DOCKS- CIRCA 1860’S- SCOTT JORDAN 1999.
label
on back of frame rectangular white sticker