Silver plated spectacles with shagreen case

Made:
1750-1770 in Perth
supplier:
William Morison

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spectacles, silver plated brass frames, folding side pieces, with looped ends, with red shagreen case, velvet lined with silver fittings, 1750-1770.

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1985-2214/24
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), metal, shagreen, silver, textile, velvet and wood
type:
spectacles
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • eyeglass
credit:
Gabb Collection