[Billhead dated March 1894 for ingredients for glass eyes].

[Billhead dated March 1894 for ingredients for glass eyes].

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Profs. J. T. & A. H. Davis.
1 item : ink on paper ; 23 x 15 cm
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Unit 14, Drawer 7
Billhead, or invoice, listing numerous ingredients including sand, lead, pearl ash, salts, soda, arsenic, etc. on Profs. J. T. & A. H. Davis letterhead.
The Davis' developed a new type of articifial eye; in 1850, J. T. Davis arrived to America from London, having learned the glass business at his father's shop.
"Eyes not exchanged after six week" printed along upper edge.
Sent to West Lake Conservators Ltd. October 2014 for conservation.
Document is heavily folded with some staining and tearing.