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

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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

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.

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes