Spectacles and case

Object Number: 
Z.1737ab
Date: 
1820-1870
Medium: 
Silver, glass, leather
Dimensions: 
Case: 4 3/4 x 1 1/4 x 5/8 in. ( 12.1 x 3.2 x 1.6 cm ) Overall (spectacles closed): 1 x 4 1/8 x 5/8 in. (2.5 x 10.5 x
Marks: 
handwritten in pencil: on scrap of paper found in case: "My grand mothers / silver bowed 'specs'" stamped: on outside of left temple near hinge: "26"
Description: 
Spectacles with silver frame, oval colorless glass lenses, "C" bridge, and temples with turnpin and elongated loop at the end; in red leather case with rounded bottom and flap closure.
Gallery Label: 
The number "26" stamped on the left temple indicates the focal length.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group