Pince nez

Object Number: 
2002.1.500
Date: 
1870-1890
Medium: 
Metal, glass, hard rubber
Dimensions: 
Box: 2 1/2 x 1 3/4 x 3/8 in.; Glasses: 3 3/4 x 2 1/2 in.
Description: 
This small black leather case contains a pair of black folding 'pince-nez' glasses. The case has gold writing on it that reads "Ailman/ 6 Bromfield St./ Boston". The glasses frames are made of hard rubber and the lenses are shaded gray.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group