'Octagon preserver' spectacles with round rectangular lenses and sliding side-arms

Made:
1780-1820 in Germany

Brass 'octagon preserver' spectacles with two sets of rounded rectangular green lenses and sliding side-arms, one marked 'SCHWEIZER' c.1800, for American wear made by Germans, donated to M.W Dunscombe by Mrs Grant of Montreal, Canada on the death of Dr S.S Grant, Germany, 1780-1820

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Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1921-323/160
Materials:
brass, complete
Measurements:
lenses: 30 mm x 21 mm
type:
protective spectacles
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • costume
credit:
Dunscombe collection of spectacles

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