Focus on Eyeglasses

My latest Flickr album focuses on depictions of eyeglasses in the collections of the Prints & Photographs Division. Many of the images in the group are photographs, but a number of posters and prints appear as well. I added two WPA (Work Projects Administration) posters to the mix. Take a look at some equally worthy WPA posters featuring eyeglasses that weren’t included in the album. Be kind to books club Are you a member? Poster by Arlington Gregg, between 1936 and 1940. http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3b48892 What about India? Poster by Maurice Merlin, between 1941 and 1943. http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.33812 When I look at the next poster, I see a monocle on the left eye of the cancer quack. Though I suppose it could also…

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