Spectacles with decoratively carved wooden case

Made:
1751-1775 in England
maker:
Unknown

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spectacles, iron (steel?) frame, looped ends to earpieces, in carved wood case, engraved "Nanny Lock", 1751-1775

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1918-34
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), cotton, iron, metal, steel, textile, velvet and wood
Measurements:
overall (case): 27 mm x 138 mm x 53 mm, , .095kg
type:
spectacles
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • eyeglass
credit:
Court, Thomas Henry