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"World's largest and most complete private collection of eyeglasses"
March 14, 2002 2:04 PM   Subscribe

"World's largest and most complete private collection of eyeglasses" Galleria Guglielmo Tabacchi in Padua, Italy, with objects dating back to " ..1285, when glasses were first created in Venice...". Check out Elton John's shades in Celebrities - he too belongs in the 13th century.
posted by Voyageman (2 comments total)

 
These are cool, hitting the right Kurt Weill/Bertold Brecht/Greta Garbo/Philip Larkin notes. I'm having them made, definitely.
posted by MiguelCardoso at 3:26 PM on March 14, 2002


Though you do have to click on "3" on that link I just gave you, of course...
posted by MiguelCardoso at 3:29 PM on March 14, 2002


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