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Dr. Alexander Barron (1743-1819), oil painting by J. Campbell Phillips, 1948, courtesy of the Waring Historical Library, MUSC, Charleston, SC      He was  president of the South Carolina Medical Society from 1792-1795
Dr. Alexander Barron (1743-1819), oil painting by J. Campbell Phillips, 1948, courtesy of the Waring Historical Library, MUSC, Charleston, SC He was president of the South Carolina Medical Society from 1792-1795
Heavy silver, Nuremburg style nose spectacles, presumably worn by S. M. Drayton, mid-18th century, original red leather covered cardboard pull-off case, the Charleston Museum
Heavy silver, Nuremberg style nose spectacles, presumably worn by S. M. Drayton, mid-18th century, original red leather covered cardboard pull-off case, the Charleston Museum
Sandstone sculpture of Court Jew Lämmle Seeligmann (the banker), one of the caricatures (many are dwarfs) at park of Castle Weikersheim (near Württemberg), made by Johann Jakob Sommer (1645-1715) and his sons Georg Christoph (1677-1743) and Philipp Jakob (1686-1751), early 1700s, photo by Ernst Eichhorn (1921-2007).
 ISandstone sculpture of Court Jew Lämmle Seeligmann (the banker), one of the caricatures (many are dwarfs) at park of Castle Weikersheim (near Württemberg), made by Johann Jakob Sommer (1645-1715) and his sons Georg Christoph (1677-1743) and Philipp Jakob (1686-1751), early 1700s, photo by Ernst Eichhorn (1921-2007).
Case for folding style rivet spectacles, perhaps 15 – 16th century, early for rivet, leather covered wood, notice the short tubes (tracks) for thin cord to hold this closed and also to hang from the waist. Extremely unusual
Case for folding style rivet spectacles, perhaps 15 – 16th century, early for rivet, leather covered wood, notice the short tubes (tracks) for thin cord to hold this closed and also to hang from the waist. Extremely unusual
Portrait of Joannes Hallius (1549-1619), painted by A. Vinck, Dutch, 1614, Museum Catharinjaconvent
Portrait of Joannes Hallius (1549-1619, painted by A. Vinck, Dutch, 1614, Museum Catharinjaconvent

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