~ The American Pictorial Home Book, or Housekeeper’s Encyclopedia, by Mrs. Harriet Almaria Baker Suddoth, 1883

Note: I believe the writer is referring to a style of glasses known as pince-nez (eyeglasses clipped to the nose by a spring) like the ones being worn by Anton Chekov, below.

~ The American Pictorial Home Book, or Housekeeper’s Encyclopedia, by Mrs. Harriet Almaria Baker Suddoth, 1883

Note: I believe the writer is referring to a style of glasses known as pince-nez (eyeglasses clipped to the nose by a spring) like the ones being worn by Anton Chekov, below.

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