Transverse folding spectacles

Made:
1780-1800 in England

Buy this image as a print 

Buy

License this image for commercial use at Science and Society Picture Library

License

Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Transverse folding spectacles, silver, said to be hallmarked London, c. 1790, but unmarked except for maker E.W., English, c. 1790

Details

Category:
Ophthalmology
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
A682603
type:
spectacles and ophthalmology (aids), ophthalmology (aids), spectacles and transverse folding
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • eyeglass