Pair of steel wire framed protective goggles

Made:
1838-1850 in City of Westminster
supplier:
C. W. Dixey and Son

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Pair of steel wire framed protective goggles, without glass, fitted with wire mesh side panels, felt padding and loop arms, unsigned, English, 1838-1850. Supplied by C. W. Dixey and Son, London, England.

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
2000-831/1
Materials:
blued steel, felt and steel (metal)
Measurements:
overall (closed): 40 mm x 130 mm x 50 mm,
overall (open): 40 mm x 130 mm x 155 mm, Wt. 0.016kg
type:
protective spectacles
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • costume