Spectacles and case

Object Number: 
INV.7533ab
Date: 
1847-1851
Medium: 
Silver, glass, papier-mâché, paper
Dimensions: 
Case: 6 5/8 x 1 1/4 x 5/8 in. ( 16.8 x 3.2 x 1.6 cm ) Overall (spectacles closed): 1 x 5 x 1 in. (2.5 x 12.7 x 2.5 cm
Marks: 
stamped: on inside of right temple near hinge: "WILCOX"
Description: 
Silver wire rim spectacles with octagonal lenses, crank bridge, and curved temples with elongated loop at end; in black papier-mâché case with rounded bottom, open top, and red paper lining interior.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group