English tortoiseshell spectacles with round lenses

Made:
1830-1849 in England

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English tortoiseshell spectacles with round lenses and turnpin sides, c. 1840.

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Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1921-323/148
Materials:
copper (alloy), glass, silver plated, tortoiseshell
Measurements:
overall (closed): 35 mm x 110 mm x 10 mm, , .015kg
type:
spectacles
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • eyeglass
credit:
Dunscombe collection of spectacles
status:
Permanent collection

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