Pantoscopic spectacles with one piece side-arms

Made:
1834 in Birmingham
maker:
George Richards Elkington

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Tortoiseshell pantoscopic spectacles with one piece side-arms. Elkington patent number 6692, dated 1834.

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Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1921-323/195
Materials:
complete and tortoiseshell
Measurements:
lenses: 36 mm x 22 mm
overall (folded): 127 mm
type:
spectacles
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • eyeglass
credit:
Dunscombe collection of spectacles

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