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Object Name Eyeglasses
Catalog Number 1939.235.18
Date ca. 1840
Material(s) Brass; glass;
Dimensions H-1 W-4.75 D-5 inches
Description This is a set of brass framed glasses with green colored lenses. They have a nickel silver crank bridge and temple sidearms with teardrop loop finials.
Collection Mrs. John A. Herring Collection
Subjects Eyeglasses
Optical devices
Opticians' shops
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS