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Spectacles (adjustable)

Object Number: 
INV.7716
Date: 
ca. 1820
Medium: 
Silver, glass
Dimensions: 
closed: 1 x 4 1/2 x 3/4 in. ( 2.5 x 11.4 x 1.9 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on inside of right temple near hinge: "T. SPEAR." engraved: on outside of left temple near hinge: "H.C."
Description: 
Spectacles with silver frame, oval colorless glass lenses (one missing), and "C" bridge; temples with pin sliders and loops at ends; initials "H.C." engraved on outside of left temple near hinge.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Deacon Murphy, 1949
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group