Spectacles in patterned pull-off paper case

Made:
1790-1809

Spectacles with small oval lenses, tortoisehell front and sliding silver sides ending in rings (for riband). In patterned pull-off paper case, unlined, 1790-1809

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Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1921-323/135
Materials:
complete, paper, silver, tortoiseshell
Measurements:
case: 126 x 41 x 12 mm
lenses: 29 mm x 23 mm,
spectacles: 115 mm
type:
spectacles
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • eyeglass
credit:
Dunscombe collection of spectacles
status:
Permanent collection

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