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Three eyeglass lenses used by Herman Wallace

Catalog Data

Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Owned by:
Herman Wallace, American, 1941 - 2013  Search this
Subject of:
Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola, American, founded 1835  Search this
Medium:
plastic
Dimensions:
H x W x D (right eye lens): 2 1/16 × 2 × 1/8 in. (5.3 × 5.1 × 0.3 cm)
H x W x D (left eye lens): 2 1/16 × 2 × 1/8 in. (5.3 × 5.1 × 0.3 cm)
H x W x D (left eye lens): 2 1/16 × 2 × 1/8 in. (5.3 × 5.1 × 0.3 cm)
Type:
eyeglasses
Place used:
Angola, West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
Date:
after 1972
Description:
Three extra lenses (abc) for eyeglasses used by Herman Wallace while incarcerated at Angola Prison. There is a right (a) and left (b) pair, and one unpaired left (c) eye lens.
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Health  Search this
Men  Search this
Prisons  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Maria Hinds
Object number:
A2018.36.1.8.5abc
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Herman Wallace Archival Collection
Classification:
Personal Effects and Items
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5503467e4-429d-4f40-a2bf-71e4e9217de3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_A2018.36.1.8.5abc