Stichting Nationaal Brilmuseum, Amsterdam

Catalogue Number: 2040
Stichting Nationaal Brilmuseum, Amsterdam
Category: Papers
Sub-Category: Brochure/pamphlet/leaflet (museums)
Institution: Nationaal Brilmuseum
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 2012
Time Period: 21st C
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Amsterdam
Description Of Item: Card wrappers, centre fold stapled, 32 pages, colour printed, text in Dutch and English, numerous colour illustrations and advertisements
Historical Significance: This is a brochure for the National Museum of Spectacles located at Gasthuismolensteeg 7, 1016 AM Amsterdam (near the Dam). This is a private museum founded by Jan Teuissen, whose family has been in the optical business for three generations and whose son Mijke Teunissen managesd the museum. It is housed in the three floor shop dating from 1620, the ground floor of which retails spectacle frames from the past 100 years.
How Acquired: Donated by Michael Aitken, honorary archivist
Date Acquired: 17 June 2012
Condition: Very good
Location: Archive office. Pamphlet and ephemera filing cabinet. Drawer 5

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