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Object ID # 1956.024.008ab
Object Name Case, Eyeglass
Title Wooden Case for a Man's Spectacles
Lexicon category 3: Personal Artifacts
Date 19th-century
Made Unknown
Place of Origin Unknown
Description Wooden spectacles case owned by George S. Miller, 19th-c. It is a two-piece, ovoid-shaped case. It is a simple wooden case. The top portion slides off of the main body.

Provenance Previously owned by Miss Mary Miller, a grand-daughter of Mr. George S. Miller of Owen Sound, Canada West. Mr. and Mrs. Miller resided on the east side of Owen Sound, and their house is described in Ruth Cathcart's book HOW FIRM A FOUNDATION. Mr. Miller served as Owen Sound's Harbourmaster in the 19th-century.
His wife, Eliza Stephens Miller (born in New York City) died on Feb. 5, 1890. She belonged to the Disciples Church.
Collection Optical Collection
Material Wood/Finish
Found Owen Sound, Grey County
People Miller, Mary
Miller, George S.