Spectacles with 'new system' oval deep concave lenses

Made:
1863-1818 in Bristol
maker:
Matthew William Dunscombe

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Metal spectacles with 'new system' oval deep concave lenses 'for lightness', cross-shaped bridge and single-piece side-arms, marked 'DUNSCOMBE BRISTOL', M.W. Dunscombe, Bristol, England, 1863-1818

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1921-323/229
Materials:
complete and metal
Measurements:
lenses: 34 mm x 24 mm
overall (folded): 155 mm
type:
spectacles
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • eyeglass
credit:
Dunscombe collection of spectacles