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Opera glasses and case owned by Mary Church Terrell

Created by:
Lemaire, French, 1846 - 1955  Search this
Owned by:
Mary Church Terrell, American, 1863 - 1954  Search this
Medium:
glasses:metal, plastic, glass, mother of pearl;
case: leather, silk, metal, paper, ink
Dimensions:
H x W x D (case): 2 3/4 × 4 5/8 × 2 in. (7 × 11.7 × 5.1 cm)
H x W x D (glasses): 2 1/4 × 4 × 1 1/2 in. (5.7 × 10.2 × 3.8 cm)
Type:
opera glasses
cases (containers)
Place collected:
Highland Beach, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Place made:
Paris, Île-de-France, France, Europe
Date:
late 19th-mid 20th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Amusements  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Opera (Music)  Search this
Theatre  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Ray and Jean Langston in memory of Mary Church and Robert Terrell
Object number:
A2017.13.1.16ab
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Mary Church Terrell Family Archive
Classification:
Tools and Equipment-Personal use
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd59b5093de-622e-41b1-be29-adec38c8ffc1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_A2017.13.1.16ab
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