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Object Name Case, Eyeglass
Catalog Number 0985.08.00008b
Description The eyeglasses consist of clear glass lenses, octagonally shaped, set in extendable narrow gauge gold frames. The eyeglasses come with a white metal (possibly silver) case lined with dark blue or black velvet (.8b).
Dimensions W-1.125 L-4.75 D-0.75 inches
Owned Sterling Price ; Celsus Price; Frank L. Henderson
Owner Regiment Governor of Missouri; Commander, Missouri State Troops
Provenance Maj. Gen. Sterling Price owned and wore this pair of eyeglasses, which came with a silver case. His son, Celsus Price, gave the eyeglasses with case to Dr. Frank L. Henderson, who was Sterling Price's first cousin once removed (Henderson's mother was the youngest child of Sterling Price's only sister).
People Price, Sterling
Price, Celsus
Henderson, Frank L.