|Object ID #||1956.024.008ab|
|Object Name||Case, Eyeglass|
|Title||Wooden Case for a Man's Spectacles|
|Lexicon category||3: Personal Artifacts|
|Place of Origin||Unknown|
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.
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.
|Found||Owen Sound, Grey County|
Miller, George S.