Plastic framed lorgnette spectacles

Made:
1880-1905 in Greenwich
maker:
Hudson & Son

Pair of plastic rimmed folding lorgnette hand spectacles, square lenses, mother-of-pearl inlay, and suspension loop, by Hudson & Son, Greenwich, London, England, 1880-1905.

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1948-331/12
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass, mother-of-pearl, plastic (unidentified), tortoiseshell
Measurements:
closed: 11 mm x 275 mm x 27 mm, .029kg
type:
hand spectacles - lorgnette
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • eyeglass
  • spectacles
  • hand spectacles

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