Spectacles (adjustable)

Object Number: 
INV.7706
Date: 
1800-1840
Medium: 
Metal, glass
Dimensions: 
closed: 1 x 4 1/4 x 3/4 in. ( 2.5 x 10.8 x 1.9 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on outside of left temple near hinge: "13" handwritten in pencil: on obverse of paper tag: "SPECTACLES / EXCHANGED / WITH" and on reverse: "E. H. SAUER / JULY 30, 1923"
Description: 
Spectacles with metal frame, quadrangular colorless glass lenses, and crank bridge; one temple with pin slider and loop at end, and the other with makeshift wire slider with curled end.
Credit Line: 
Gift of E. H. Sauer (through exchange)
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group