Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Wednesday in Wyoming -- August 6, 2014

Do you know what these are?  When my dentist and dental hygienist started using similar items, I assumed they were a recent development.  To my surprise, when I visited the Carbon County Museum in Rawlins, I  learned that physicians and dentists used magnifying surgical glasses like these in the nineteenth century.  If only I'd known that when I wrote With Autumn's Return, I could have had Elizabeth own a pair.

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