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Object Name: Spectacles and case
Date: 1870-1900
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Medium: Leather, metal, glass
Dimensions: Overall (spectacles closed): 1 1/8 x 6 1/4 x 1 in. (2.9 x 15.9 x 2.5 cm) Container (Container): 7 × 1 5/8 × 3/4 in. (17.8 × 4.1 × 1.9 cm)
Place made: North America, United States, Chicago
Description: Metal wire (possibly brass) rim spectacles with oval colorless glass lenses, angled crank bridge, and thin, slightly curved temples with blunt ends; in black leather case with rounded bottom and open top.
Object Number: INV.7538ab
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Marks: printed in gold: on front of case: "Watry & Heidkamp / OPTICIANS / 56 W. RANDOLPH ST. CHICAGO." stampled: on inside of bridge: "TAW & Co."