1952.0005 Spectacles, upper surface
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Spectacles (Eyeglasses)

  • Category:

    Organic (ivory, horn, etc.)

  • Place of Origin:

    England, United Kingdom, Europe

  • Date:

    1740-1770

  • Materials:

    Tortoise shell; Silver

  • Techniques:

    Molded

  • Museum Object Number:

    1952.0005


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1952.0005

Object Name

Spectacles (Eyeglasses)

Category

Organic (ivory, horn, etc.)

Credit Line/Donor

Gift of Henry Francis du Pont

Place of Origin

England, United Kingdom, Europe

Date

1740-1770

Materials

Tortoise shell; Silver

Techniques

Molded

Dimensions (inches)

1.969 (H) , 5.709 (L) , 4.961 (W) , 0.8113 (Weight)

Dimensions (centimeters)

5 (H) , 14.5 (L) , 12.6 (W) , 23 (Weight)

Measurement Notes

Length is of earpiece unextended and height is of lense frame.

Object Description

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