'Original' horizontal spring clip eyeglasses, Fren

Made:
1888 in France

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'Original' horizontal spring clip eyeglasses, French, for astigmatism, with oval lenses and tortoiseshell plaquets (frame only), c 1888.

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1921-323/349
Materials:
incomplete, metal and tortoiseshell
type:
nose spectacles - pince nez
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • eyeglass
  • spectacles
  • nose spectacles
credit:
Dunscombe collection of spectacles