Pair of plastic tortoiseshell, round lens spectacles frames

Made:
1900-1930 in City of Westminster
maker:
Unknown
supplier:
C. W. Dixey and Son

Pair of plastic round lens spectacles frames, unisex style, tortoiseshell lens frame, unsigned, 1920-1930. Similar to 1923 American Bauch & Lomb ‘Artshell’ design fashions eyeglasses, by Richard Corson. Supplied by C. W. Dixey and Son Limited, London, England. (see note)

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
2000-831/20
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), nickel plated and plastic (unidentified)
Measurements:
overall (closed): 20 mm x 135 mm x 55 mm,
overall (open): 45 mm x 120 mm x 135 mm, Wt. 0.012kg
type:
spectacle frames
taxonomy:
  • component - object
  • spectacles component