Pair of 'Martins Margins' spectacles, with brass strap hinge leather covered case

Made:
1800-1825 in United Kingdom
maker:
Unknown

Pair of 'Martins Margins' spectacles with round convex lenses in a blued steel wire frame and turnpin sides, and with a leather-covered wooden case with brass strap hinged lid, unsigned, United Kingdom, 1800-1825

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1996-292
Materials:
glass, steel (metal), tortoise shell
Measurements:
spectacles frame (closed): 15 mm x 115 mm x 30 mm,
case (closed): 30 mm x 130 mm x 42 mm,
eyepiece: 30 mm
lens: 15 mm
type:
spectacles
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • eyeglass
credit:
Bailie, W.J.
status:
Permanent collection

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