Glasses are made from tin or steel frame. Lenses are oval shaped. No nose pads in front, just metal bridge at top. Straight ear pieces hinge to frame and fold out. Round sticker with "18" printed on it.
L. 5.12 [earpiece] x W. 6.10 x H. 1.18 in (L. 13 [earpiece] x W. 15.5 x H. 3 cm)
Place of Origin
Gift from Texas Heritage Foundation-Grimes Collection to Texas Memorial Museum, 1959
Artisan or Artist
glass ; steel ; tin ; eyeglasses
Materials Facet -- Materials (Hierarchy Name) -- materials (matter) -- inorganic material -- glass (material) ; Materials Facet -- Materials (Hierarchy Name) -- materials (matter) -- inorganic material -- metal -- iron alloy -- steel (alloy) ; Materials Facet -- Materials (Hierarchy Name) -- materials (matter) -- inorganic material -- metal -- nonferrous metal -- tin (metal) ; Objects Facet -- Furnishings and Equipment (Hierarchy Name) -- Tools and Equipment (Hierarchy Name) -- equipment -- eyeglasses
Personal Artifacts -- personal gear -- personal assistive artifacts -- device, vision -- eyeglasses
personal assistive artifacts -- eyeglasses
Texas Memorial Museum Collection, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin
Local Resource Number
Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin
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