Spectacles with small thick oval lenses

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Metal spectacles with small thick oval lenses, as suggested by Sir Isaac Newton, and single piece side-arms.

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1921-323/204
Materials:
complete and metal
Measurements:
lenses: 26 mm x 21 mm
overall (folded): 128 cm
type:
spectacles
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • eyeglass
credit:
Dunscombe collection of spectacles