Case: 1 3/8 x 5 3/8 x 2 3/8 in. ( 3.5 x 13.7 x 6 cm )
Overall (prince-nez): 1/8 x 3 1/4 x 2 1/2 in. (0.3 x 8.3 x 6.4
typed: on tag found with pince-nez: "Eye-Glasses worn by A. Oakey Hall,/Thomas Nast always caricatured Mr./Hall wearing these glasses./Presented by Mrs. A. Oakey Hall,/June 10, 1922."
stamped: on top of box: "JOHN WANAMAKER,/NEW YORK./OPTICAL SECTION."
Pince-nez with steel frames and colorless glass oval lenses; nosepieces with serrated surface attached to steel bar connecting lenses; loop below one lens for attaching ribbon or chain. Wooden box (probably not original to pince-nez) with sliding lid marked by John Wanamaker.
Gift of Mrs. A. Oakey Hall, 1922
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