Pair of plastic framed eye-patch spectacles

Made:
1950-1960 in Cobham
maker:
Unknown
supplier:
C. W. Dixey and Son Limited

Pair of plastic framed eye-patch spectacles with blanked-out lens, shade and cover, unsigned, British, 1950-1960. Designed for treating optical ailments such as lazy eye or squints. Supplied by C. W. Dixey and Son, London, England.

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
2000-831/9
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass, nickel silver (nickel, copper, zinc alloy), plastic (unidentified)
Measurements:
overall (closed): 45 mm x 125 mm x 60 mm,
overall (open): 50 mm x 125 mm x 155 mm, Wt. 0.02kg
type:
spectacles
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • eyeglass
status:
Permanent collection

Cite this page

Rights

We encourage the use and reuse of our collection data.


Data in the title, made, maker and details fields are released under Creative Commons Zero


Descriptions and all other text content are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 licence

Using our data

Download

Download catalogue entry as json

Download manifest IIIF

Our records are constantly being enhanced and improved, but please note that we cannot guarantee the accuracy of any information shown on this website.