A WOMAN WEARING GLASSES IN CLAREMONT, NEW HAMPSHIRE

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Alonzo Harlow is the photographer of this cabinet card image of a woman wearing glasses. The woman is wearing a fur trimmed dress or jacket as well as a headband and earrings. This photograph was taken in Harlow’s Claremont studio. Alonzo Harlow is listed in the 1880 US census as being a native of Vermont and as living in Montpelier with his wife and a boarder. Alonzo (age 32) worked as a photographic artist. His wife Lucy (age 27) kept house, and the boarder, George Dale (age 23) also worked as a photographer. Alonzo was listed in the 1890 through 1892 Montpelier city directories as a photographer. The 1900 census found Harlow living in Boston, Massachusetts and working as a real estate clerk.  To view other photographs by Harlow, click on the category “Photographer: Harlow”.

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  1. The term for this style of glasses is “Nez pierce”, from the French “nose pinch”.

    • I respectfully reply that the correct term for this style of glasses is “pince-nez.”


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