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Eyeglasses and Case

John McAllister, Sr., American, 1750 - 1830, and/or John McAllister, Jr., American, 1786 - 1877.

Geography:
Made in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America

Period:
antebellum

Date:
1820-1850

Medium:
Red leather case labeled McAllister, maker, Chestnut Street, Philadelphia; eyeglasses marked "J. B." on ear piece

Dimensions:
Eyeglasses: 1 1/8 x 6 3/16 x 5 11/16 inches (2.8 x 15.7 x 14.5 cm) Case: 7/8 x 4 15/16 inches (2.3 x 12.6 cm)

Curatorial Department:
American Art

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
1999-8-9a,b

Credit Line:
Gift of the family of John R. Shinn in his memory and in memory of his New Jersey Shinn ancestors, 1999

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