Celluloid protective goggles and case

Catalogue Number: 983
Celluloid protective goggles and case
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Protective eyewear
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c1935
Time Period: 1900 to 1939
Description Of Item: Lightweight celluloid goggles for protection from UV lamp. Each eyepiece formed of moulded celluloid with peripheral ventilation holes and edged with brown velvet. Dark grey tint. Elastic bridge and side straps securing with metal clip. W: 14.5 cm x D: 5.5 cm. In original cardboard container marked 'Celluloid, roviex'.
How Acquired: Donated by Pamela Sutton, honorary archivist
Date Acquired: 31.10.2008
Condition: Good but metal fittings corroded, elastic stretched
Location: Archive Office. Spectacles cabinet Drawer 3

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