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Call #:
1921.1.47
Title:
Eyeglasses
Collection type:
Personal Gear
Author/Creator :
  • maker not researched
  • Date:
    1760-1780
    Object type:
    3: Personal Artifacts; Personal Gear; Eyeglasses
    Materials:
    leather
    glass
    silk ribbon
    Place of production/origin:
    United States,
    Description:
    Eyeglasses with a wide frame of leather with two round lenses and ties with black ribbon.
    Dimensions:
    Height:2 in x Width:4 in
    Subjects:
    Hopkins, Esek, 1718-1802
    Research Notes:
    Belonged to Esek Hopkins, first commander of the American Navy.
    Provenance:
    Gift of Marshall Hopkins Gould , 1921
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