'Eye-preservers' spectacles

Made:
1831-1860 in Bath
maker:
Jacob Abraham

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Tortoiseshell 'eye-preservers' spectacles with two sets of blue D-shaped lenses and double jointed silver side-arms. In a blue leather tuck case marked 'I. ABRAHAM OPTICIAN/ 7/ BARLETT St/ BATH', 1831-1860, Bath, England

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Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1921-323/122
Materials:
complete, leather, silver, tortoiseshell
Measurements:
case: 125 x 43 x 18 mm
type:
sun-glasses
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • costume
  • protective spectacles
credit:
Dunscombe collection of spectacles
status:
Permanent collection

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