Silver, glass; leather, metal, felt
Case: 1/2 x 5 1/8 x 2 in. ( 1.3 x 13 x 5.1 cm )
Overall (spectacles closed): 1 x 4 3/4 x 1/2 in. (2.5 x 12.1 x 1.3 cm
hallmark: on inside of left and right temples: "IT" in rectangle and Birmingham anchor
stamped: inside spectacles case: "Paul A. Meyrowitz/THE FIFTH AVE OPTICIAN/389 FIFTH AVE. 539 FIFTH AVE."
written: on label affixed to bottom of eyeglass case: "SPECT
Silver spectacles with blue-tinted oval lenses connected by "C" bridge; double-hinged (Ayscough type) temples with elongated loops at ends; Birmingham hallmarks stamped inside both temples. Leather-covered metal clamshell eyeglass case (later, 20th century) stamped with optician's name.
Gift of George H. Morris, Jr., 1958
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