Horn and steel bow spectacles, Benjamin Martin's '

Horn and steel bow spectacles, Benjamin Martin's 'Visual Glasses', in red shagreen case

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Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1954-267
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), felt, glass, horn, paper (fibre product), shagreen, steel (metal), wood (unidentified)
Measurements:
case: 16 mm x 63 mm x 97 mm, , .04kg
type:
nose spectacles - bow
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • eyeglass
  • spectacles
  • nose spectacles
credit:
National Maritime Museum
status:
Permanent collection

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