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

American (Boston, MA)
late 19th century


Object Place: Boston, Maaachusetts

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2006.1424.1-2

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

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”.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of John and Judith Avery