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Les Lunettes
Les Lunettes
Date:
18th–19th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Lithograph
Dimensions:
17.4 x 21.4 cm (image); 32.3 x 23.1 cm (sheet)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1963.30.29963
Acquisition Date:
1963-04-09
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

Heads of five persons demonstrate various kinds of eyeglasses: the old woman and the obese bewigged aristocrat wear ordinary spectacles; a younger man holds the handles of a pair of scissors up, one before each eye; a balding man looks through a magnifying glass held to his left eye; and a well-dressed mature man holds a small telescope. (Virginia K. Anderson 12/17/93)