Chinese Spectacles

Chinese Spectacles

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Object Name
Spectacles
spectacles
Other Terms
Spectacles; Vision Aids; Chinese
place made
China
Physical Description
glass, quartz (overall material)
tortoise shell (overall material)
metal (overall material)
grey (overall color)
Measurements
extended: 6.2 cm x 18.3 cm x 15.6 cm; 2 7/16 in x 7 3/16 in x 6 1/8 in
overall: 2 5/8 in x 6 1/4 in x 5/8 in; 6.6675 cm x 15.875 cm x 1.5875 cm
ID Number
MG.317912.037
accession number
317912
catalog number
317912.037
Credit Line
Gift of Robert S. Moody
subject
Eyeglasses
Ophthalmology
Education
Ophthalmology
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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