Chinese Spectacles

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: China

Subject: EyeglassesOphthalmologyEducationOphthalmology

Subject:

See more items in: Medicine and Science: Medicine, Health & Medicine

Exhibition:

Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Dr. S. C. Daugherty

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.M-07475Catalog Number: M-07475Accession Number: 222970

Object Name: SpectaclesspectaclesOther Terms: Spectacles; Vision Aids; Chinese

Physical Description: glass, quartz (overall material)tortoise shell (overall material)metal (overall material)horn (overall material)brown (overall color)Measurements: extended: 5 cm x 15 cm x 13 cm; 1 15/16 in x 5 7/8 in x 5 1/8 inoverall: 1/2 in x 5 in x 2 1/8 in; 1.27 cm x 12.7 cm x 5.3975 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-9152-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1114810

Our collection database is a work in progress. We may update this record based on further research and review. Learn more about our approach to sharing our collection online.

If you would like to know how you can use content on this page, see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use. If you need to request an image for publication or other use, please visit Rights and Reproductions.