Key Charts

Two cards from the first mass-produced American Cards Game. The improved and Illustrated Game of Dr. Busby, 1843, quite scarce
Two cards from the first mass-produced American Cards Game. The improved and Illustrated Game of Dr. Busby, 1843, quite scarce
Lorgnette shaped like a pair of scissors glasses, 9.5 cm length, 3.7 cm diameter, Magnifying lens, the hallmark is a crab, representing France - after 1838. Very unusual
Lorgnette shaped like a pair of scissors glasses, 9.5 cm length, 3.7 cm diameter, Magnifying lens, the hallmark is a crab, representing France - after 1838. Very unusual
The Disputation of St. Katherine with the Philosophers, anonymous, Austria, c. 1455-1460, part of an altar dedicated to St. Catherine of Alexandria, St. Lorenzen Church, St. Lorenzen ob Murau in Steinmark, Austria, courtesy of Institute for the Material Culture of the Middle Ages and the Early Modern Period, Krems, Austria
The Disputation of St. Katherine with the Philosophers, anonymous, Austria, c. 1455-1460, part of an altar dedicated to St. Catherine of Alexandria, St. Lorenzen Church, St. Lorenzen ob Murau in Steinmark, Austria, courtesy of Institute for the Material Culture of the Middle Ages and the Early Modern Period, Krems, Austria
Four lens spectacles, rectangular steel frame, x bridge, turn-pin sides, circa 1820-40, Deutsches Museum, Munich.  quite unusual
Four lens spectacles, rectangular steel frame, x bridge, turn-pin sides, circa 1820-40, Deutsches Museum, Munich. quite unusual

Adriaen van Ostade (1610-1685), The Eye-Glass Merchant, etching, 1646, # 1962/183, Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam
Adriaen van Ostade (1610-1685), The Eye-Glass Merchant, etching, 1646, # 1962/183, Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam

Rivet Spectacles-All the Known Examples

World Class Objects in the Madame Heymann Collection

Heymann Collection Discovered at the Musée National de la Renaissance, Le Chateau d'Ecouen (The Eyeglass Cases, Part 1)

Heymann Collection Discovered at the Musée National de la Renaissance, Le Chateau d'Ecouen (The Eyeglass Cases, Part 2)


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