An advertisement from the Post Office Glasgow directory of 1854-1855 for William Forbes, a jeweller and optician in Buchanan Street. Forbes stocked lenses manufactured by S P Cohen, an optical and scientific instrument maker who served as a president of the Glasgow Hebrew Congregation.
Reference: Mitchell Library, DIR 1854-55
Reproduced with the permission of Glasgow City Council, Libraries Information and Learning
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