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Historians believe that monks in Italy made the first form of glasses as early as in the 1200's. Lenses were set into bone, metal or leather like two small magnifying glasses with inverted V shaped handles that could be balanced on the bridge of the nose.
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circa 1403 by Conrad von Soest Wildunger Altar DETAIL showing eyeglasses.
joyful reader, louisville, kentucky. february 19, 1936. Go look at @Carolyn_Martin boards, she finds wonderful images!
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[Bearded Man with Magnifying Glass Examining a Manuscript] 1870's. Antoine-Samuel Adam-Salomon
Reading in bed
"Reading Beauty", CDV by Langer & Pommerreinig, Praha
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Reading in the flowers
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Two of my most favorite things - cats and books!
This will be how I die. Buried under a pile of fallen books. When I'm 110.