Glasses of Henry W. Dennis with eyeglass case
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- Owned by
- Henry W. Dennis, American, 1815 - 1882
- Subject of
- Dennis Farm Charitable Land Trust, American, founded 2001
- The glasses have round, circular lenses and thin metal temple bars made of the same material that frames the lenses. There are small, browned nose pads attached to the bridge. The glasses rest on a small, worn pink cloth inside of a velvet lined case. The case is metal and mostly covered with a patterned black material. Fading, illegible silver lettering is centered on the top lid of the case.
- Credit Line
- Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of M. Denise Dennis, in honor of the Dennis Family
- mid-19th century
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- Restrictions & Rights
- No Known Copyright Restrictions
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- eyeglass cases
- metal, crown glass, cloth, and rubber
- H x W (glasses): 2 1/8 × 4 5/8 × 5/8 in. (5.4 × 11.7 × 1.6 cm)
- H x W (case): 2 3/8 × 5 1/8 × 3/4 in. (6 × 13 × 1.9 cm)
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- National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
- Personal Effects and Items
- National Museum of African American History and Culture
- African American
- Clothing and dress
- U.S. History, 1815-1861
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