Spectacles and case

Object Number: 
INV.7538ab
Date: 
1870-1900
Medium: 
Leather, metal, glass
Dimensions: 
Case: 7 x 1 5/8 x 3/4 in. ( 17.8 x 4.1 x 1.9 cm ) Overall (spectacles closed): 1 1/8 x 6 1/4 x 1 in. (2.9 x 15.9 x 2.
Marks: 
printed in gold: on front of case: "Watry & Heidkamp / OPTICIANS / 56 W. RANDOLPH ST. CHICAGO." stampled: on inside of bridge: "TAW & Co."
Description: 
Metal wire (possibly brass) rim spectacles with oval colorless glass lenses, angled crank bridge, and thin, slightly curved temples with blunt ends; in black leather case with rounded bottom and open top.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group