Early spectacles: silver frame, in green shagreen

Made:
c. 1820 in United Kingdom
maker:
Unknown

Early spectacles: silver frame, in green shagreen case, unsigned, United Kingdom, c. 1820. Frame engraved "W.T.B". One arm unhinged.

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1918-35
Materials:
glass, iron, shagreen, silver and wood
type:
spectacles
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • eyeglass
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optometry equipment
  • optometry instrument
  • trial lens frame
credit:
Court, Thomas Henry