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AO News 5/1968 Eyewear Fashions Through the Years (reproduction)
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newsletter
American Optical Company
North America: USA
c.2009
paper
overall: 297 mm x 211 mm

Modern computer-printed facsimile edition of an eyewear company's newsletter (1968). A4 landscape format, (originally a smaller, American paper format), printed in black and red on one side only of threee pages (including front end paper). Includes photographs of antique spectacles, a photograph of an Antique Spectacle Exhibit in the New Smithsonian, Washington DC. Inlcudes a potted history of spectacles and of the American Optical Company, a fanciful image of trying on spectacles at an old-fashioned American store, and sketch drawings of frame styles.


2019.794

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