Optometrist's workcase

Optometrist's workcase
  • Title :     Optometrist's workcase
  • Artist:     William Steel Unknown relationship
  • Accession:     84.15.1
  • Country:     United States
  • Date:     circa 1900 1925
  • Dimensions:     Inches 2-7/8 18-1/2 31-1/4, Centimeters 7.3 47.0 79.4
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Industrial Design
  • Collection Theme:     Health, Hygiene and Fitness
  • Subject:     Health/Hygiene , Technology
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     84.15.1.JPG
  • Tags:     Health, Hygiene, and Fitness~Industrial Design
Set of lenses and other equipment in fitted wooden box for use by optometrist to make corrective eyeglasses; composed of 232 convex, concave, colored, and tinted lenses; box has brass plate on lid with name WILLIAM STEEL engraved, blue fabric lined and padded lid, brass fittings and key hole on front.