Pair of split-lens treatment spectacles

Made:
1900-1920 in City of Westminster and London
maker:
Unknown
supplier:
C. W. Dixey and Son

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Pair of metal framed treatment spectacles fitted with single vertical split-lens angled at 70◦, wire arms and plastic frame covering, unsigned, British, 1900-1930. Designed for treating optical ailments such as squints. Supplied by C. W. Dixey and Son, London, England.

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
2000-831/13
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass, nickel plated and plastic (unidentified)
Measurements:
overall (closed): 30 mm x 120 mm x 65 mm,
overall (open): 50 mm x 120 mm x 120 mm, Wt. 0.038kg
type:
spectacles
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • eyeglass

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