Spectacles and case

Object Number: 
1975.25d-e
Date: 
1890-1920
Medium: 
Steel, glass, leather
Dimensions: 
Case: 5 x 1 3/4 x 5/8 in. ( 12.7 x 4.4 x 1.6 cm ) Overall (spectacles closed): 2 5/8 x 4 1/4 x 1 in. (6.7 x 10.8 x 2.
Marks: 
printed in blue: on cloth tape affixed inside flap: "John L. Scott"
Description: 
Spectacles with thin steel wire frame, oval colorless glass lenses, crank bridge, and temples that curl into a "C" at the end; in black leather case with rounded bottom and flap closure.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Professor Kenneth Scott
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group