Gold coloured eye glasses with handle

Made:
1838-1860 in City of Westminster
maker:
Unknown
supplier:
C. W. Dixey and Son Limited

Pair of folding lorgnette hand-held spectacles frames, gilded brass frame and handle with loop, unsigned, 1838-1860. Supplied by C. W. Dixey and Son Limited, London, England.

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
2000-831/11
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), gold plated (gilded), steel (metal)
Measurements:
overall (closed): 10 mm x 130 mm x 45 mm,
overall (open): 8 mm x 170 mm x 80 mm, Wt. 0.019kg
type:
hand spectacles - lorgnette
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • eyeglass
  • spectacles
  • hand spectacles
status:
Permanent collection

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