Spectacle case

Object Number: 
INV.7523
Date: 
1850-1870
Medium: 
Leather
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 3/4 x 1 7/8 x 5/8 in. ( 12.1 x 4.8 x 1.6 cm )
Marks: 
stamped in gold: on front of case: "DR. I. B. LOOS / Oculist & Aurist / Trenton, N. J." handwritten in ink: on paper found inside case: "Eyeglasses worn / by Carrie Vanderbilt, / great-great aunt / Civil-War. / bi-focals. / daughter of Peter Vanderbilt,
Description: 
Red leather spectacles case with rounded bottom and open top; gold stamped inscription.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group