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August 15, 2013 | by

This Chart of Famous Eyewear is amazing—I think even those of you with perfect eyesight will agree—and the literary world is well-represented by the frames of, respectively, Hunter S. Thompson, Harry Potter, and Dolores Haze. But whither the greatest literary glasses of all time, the all-seeing specs of Dr. T. J. Eckleburg???

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  1. David Cramer | August 15, 2013 at 6:28 pm

    No architects, alas. I.M. Pei, Philip Johnson, Le Courbusier… they all had signature styles.

  2. Jean Grant | August 17, 2013 at 2:20 am

    So few women.

  3. Rae Bryant | August 17, 2013 at 9:31 am

    Dr. T. J. Eckleburg has the best specs.

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