Hyperlinks for Librarians

G. Albertotti, Letter about the invention of eyeglasses to the honorable Senator Isadoro Del Lungo on the occasion of the 700th anniversary of the University of Padova (notice the images on the paper of scissors glasses, the Henry VIII mask, an eyeglass case, and the image of the 1352 Medina painting)
G. Albertotti, Letter about the invention of eyeglasses to the honorable Senator Isadoro Del Lungo on the occasion of the 700th anniversary of the University of Padova (notice the images on the paper of scissors glasses, the Henry VIII mask, an eyeglass case, and the image of the 1352 Medina painting)
From the 1685 English translation of Johann Amos Comenius's Orbis Sensualium pictus, 1658, the first picture book for children
From the 1685 English translation of Johann Amos Comenius's Orbis Sensualium pictus, 1658, the first picture book for children
A Devil Wearing Eyeglasses”,  carved wood, Joseph Thaddaeus (1695-1765), The Library of Benedictine Abbey of Admont, Austria
A Devil Wearing Eyeglasses”, carved wood, Joseph Thaddaeus (1695-1765), The Library of Benedictine Abbey of Admont, Austria
Front cover of the first book on spectacles, Daza De Valdes, 1623, Becker Medical Library
Front cover of the first book on spectacles, Daza De Valdes, 1623, Becker Medical Library

Institutions which Acknowledge Historical Aspects Well of Moses
Books and Publications Kloster Wienhausen
"Spectacles” in other Languages Gnalic Shipwreck 1583
Eyeglasses Through the Ages Franklin: Father of the Bifocal
References for Study Libraries and Similar Institutions
Translations of Historical Documents Varaždin Blacksmith Guild's Box
Publishers of Books and Literature Edward Scarlett's Trade Card, 1714-1727
World’s Finest Public Collections U.S. Presidents and other Famous Americans (wearing spectacles)-two slideshows
Benjamin Martin's Visual Glasses

Rivet Spectacles-The Earliest Style

Professor Vincent Ilardi

The Madame Heymann Optical Collection

Abraham Lincoln’s Eyeglasses: A Fresh Look Reveals a World-Class Treasure Anamorphic Art, an Unconventional Way of Seeing
 


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