English pivot folding eyeglasses, with round lense

Made:
1870-1889 in England

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English pivot folding eyeglasses, with round lenses and blued steel frame, c. 1880 (frame only).

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1921-323/327
Measurements:
overall (open): 32 mm x 115 mm x 6 mm, 30 mm, .005kg
type:
hand spectacles
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • eyeglass
  • spectacles
credit:
Dunscombe collection of spectacles