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Maker: Nathaniel Olmsted, 1785–1860

Spectacles

ca. 1830

Silver, glass

4 7/16 in. (11.27 cm, 25 g)
Gift of Carl R. Kossack, B.S. 1931, M.A. 1933
1985.84.211
Geography: 
Made in New Haven, Connecticut
or made in Farmington, Connecticut
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Jewelry
Provenance: 

Carl R. Kossack; gift 1985 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 1985–1987,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 40, no. 2 (Spring 1988).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.