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Object Name: Spectacles
Date: 1840-1842
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Medium: Silver, glass
Dimensions: closed: 1 x 4 1/2 x 3/4 in. ( 2.5 x 11.4 x 1.9 cm )
Place made: North America, United States
Description: Silver spectacles with quadrangular lenses connected by crank bridge; adjustable pin-slider temples with elongated loops at ends; silversmith's mark stamped inside right temple.
Credit Line: Gift of Columbia University, 1920
Object Number: INV.7711
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Marks: stamped: inside right temple: "H.A. & J.P." pencil inscription: on accompanying tag: "COLUMBIA/UNIVERSITY/JAN. 26, 1920"