Spectacles with round concave lenses and folding side-arms

Made:
1730-1770 in Bath

Heavy iron spectacles with round concave lenses and folding side-arms, circa 1750. Found buried in the ground at Bath (used in the reign of George III).

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Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1921-323/179
Materials:
complete, iron
Measurements:
lenses: 32 mm
type:
spectacles
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • eyeglass
credit:
Dunscombe collection of spectacles
status:
Permanent collection

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