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Man's eyeglasses in two parts (glasses and case)

American (Boston, MA)
late 19th century

Object Place: Boston, Maaachusetts


Height x width: 5 x 4 5/16 in. (12.7 x 11 cm)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Steel, glass, and leather glasses. Leather and felt case.

Not On View


Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Blued steel eyeglasses with small oval glass and straight temple (?) arms. Narrow leather eyeglass case lined with felt. Labeled: “Geo. H. Lloyd/ Optician/ 357 Washington St./ Boston, MA”.


Inherited from the donor's family; Gift to MFA September 20, 2006.

Credit Line

Gift of John and Judith Avery