Tortoiseshell rimmed spectacles

Made:
1850-1905 in Greenwich
maker:
Hudson & Son

Pair of tortoiseshelll rimmed spectacles, oval lenses with vertically folding arms, by Hudson & Son, Greenwich, London, England, 1850-1905

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1948-331/3
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass, tortoiseshell
Measurements:
closed: 7 mm x 113 mm x 28 mm, .014kg
type:
spectacles
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • eyeglass
status:
Permanent collection

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