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Washington's spectacles.

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Title
Washington's spectacles.
Collection

"The Pageant of America" Collection

v.8 - Builders of the Republic

(unpublished photographs)

George Washington

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1860 - 1920 (Approximate)
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection
Topics
Washington, George, 1732-1799 -- Associated objects
Eyeglasses
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: [Museum's label] " Silver-rimmed spactacles, worn by George Washington. Washington commenced to wear eye-glasses in the year 1778. This pair is said to have been used by him on the occasion of his reading his Newburg address./ Presented by Captain Henry N. Marsh. S. 45,001."
Physical Description
Extent: 17 x 21.5 cm
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): eabf4c90-c615-012f-8f3d-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1860: Created (Approximate)
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. "Washington's spectacles." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1860 - 1920. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-be15-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. "Washington's spectacles." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 3, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-be15-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. (1860 - 1920). Washington's spectacles. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-be15-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Washington's spectacles.