Pair of straight spectacles

Made:
1751-1850
Straight spectacles, blued steel wire, horn inner rims, English, 1751-1850.

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Straight spectacles, blued steel wire, horn inner rims, English, 1751-1850.
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Pair of straight spectacles, blued steel wire with horn inner rims, English, 1751-1850

Details

Category:
Ophthalmology
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
A682034
Materials:
frame, horn, inner rims and frame, steel (blued wire)
type:
spectacles and ophthalmology (aids), ophthalmology (aids), spectacles and straight
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • eyeglass
credit:
Loan, Wellcome Trust