Cobbler with hammer and glasses making a shoe.

Cobbler

Cobbler with hammer and glasses making a shoe.

A small vessel used to drink from.

Cup

A small vessel used to drink from.

A young girl playing dress up. She is wearing a dress that looks to be from Colonial times. She is holding a paper fan, a coin purse, and is wearing glasses.

Young Girl Playing Dress-up

A young girl playing dress up. She is wearing a dress that looks to be from Colonial times. She is holding…

optical instrument consisting of a frame that holds a pair of lenses for correcting defective vision

Mounting Eyeglass

optical instrument consisting of a frame that holds a pair of lenses for correcting defective vision

A girl with glasses.

Girl

A girl with glasses.

A girl with glasses reading a book.

Girl reading

A girl with glasses reading a book.

Safety glasses are usually made with shatter-resistant plastic lenses to protect the eye from flying debris. Although safety lenses may be constructed from a variety of materials of various impact resistance, certain standards suggest that they maintain a minimum 1 millimeter thickness at the thinnest point, regardless of material. Safety glasses can vary in the level of protection they provide.

Round Safety Glasses

Safety glasses are usually made with shatter-resistant plastic lenses to protect the eye from flying…

A drinking vessel without a handle.

Goblet

A drinking vessel without a handle.

A kind of spectacles to protect the eyes from cold, dust, etc.

Goggles

A kind of spectacles to protect the eyes from cold, dust, etc.

"... a thin stick resting on two wine glasses may be broken by a quick blow with a poker in its centre (sic), without injury to its brittle supports." —Quackenbos 1859

Inertia Demonstration

"... a thin stick resting on two wine glasses may be broken by a quick blow with a poker in its centre…

King adjusting his glasses.

King

King adjusting his glasses.

A profile illustration of a man with glasses.

Man with Glasses (Profile)

A profile illustration of a man with glasses.

An illustration of a man wearing a hat and a pair of glasses.

Man with Hat and Glasses

An illustration of a man wearing a hat and a pair of glasses.

An old man with a beard and glasses

Old Man

An old man with a beard and glasses

A small spy-glass for viewing the performance of plays.

Opera-glass

A small spy-glass for viewing the performance of plays.

Lion, the king makes Reynard the fox a judge since he is wise and able to find mischiefs.

Reynard the Fox: Reynard the Judge

Lion, the king makes Reynard the fox a judge since he is wise and able to find mischiefs.

After arriving at the King of Brobdingnag's court, Gulliver is analyzed by three of the King's scholars.

Scholars with Gulliver

After arriving at the King of Brobdingnag's court, Gulliver is analyzed by three of the King's scholars.

An optical instrument used to assist or correct some defect of vision.

Spectacle

An optical instrument used to assist or correct some defect of vision.

Optical instrument consisting of a frame that holds a pair of lenses for correcting defective vision

Early Design Spectacles

Optical instrument consisting of a frame that holds a pair of lenses for correcting defective vision

The tray is used to carry glasses or dishes. It is made out of silver with gilt ornaments.

Tray

The tray is used to carry glasses or dishes. It is made out of silver with gilt ornaments.

An illustration of a woman looking through a pair of spectacles.

Woman Looking Through Spectacles

An illustration of a woman looking through a pair of spectacles.

An illustration of an older woman wearing a pair of glasses.

Woman with Glasses

An illustration of an older woman wearing a pair of glasses.

A woman sitting at a desk, writing on parchment.

Woman Writing

A woman sitting at a desk, writing on parchment.