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Pageant of America" Collection

v.8 - Builders of the Republic

(unpublished photographs)

George Washington

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1860 - 1920
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection
Topics
Washington, George, 1732-1799 -- Associated objects
Eyeglasses
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
UUID: eabf4c90-c615-012f-8f3d-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1860: Created (Approximate)
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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 May 27, 2015. 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.