Iron framed Spectacles with lenses set in horn

Made:
c. 1750 in Unknown place

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spectacles, iron frame with 'visuals'/lenses set in horn, hinged sides, ring ends, c.1750. (loops are for the attachment of ribbons).

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1921-323/181
Materials:
glass, horn, iron and metal
Measurements:
overall (folded): 38 mm x 120 mm x 8 mm, , .025kg
type:
spectacles
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • eyeglass
credit:
Dunscombe collection of spectacles