Spectacles

Made:
1700-1830

Tortoiseshell spectacles with small round lenses, metal hinges and bridge strengthened by metal plates. Side-arms are straight and end in a small round grip, 1700-1830.

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Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1921-323/139
Materials:
complete, metal, tortoiseshell
Measurements:
lenses: 26 mm,
type:
spectacles
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • eyeglass
credit:
Dunscombe collection of spectacles

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