Folding lorgnette in short aluminium handle

Catalogue Number: 866
Folding lorgnette in short aluminium handle
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Lorgnette
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c1860
Time Period: 19th C
Description Of Item: Folding short handled lorgnette. Rectangular concave lenses. Folds into short aluminium handle with stamped floral decoration. Spring release. Closed: L: 7.8 cm x W: 1.9 cm
How Acquired: Donated by Mrs Wantrup, widow of Charles Wantrup, optometrist
Condition: Very good
Location: Archive Office. Spectacles cabinet Drawer 7

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