Silver folding short handled lorgnette

Catalogue Number: 865
Silver folding short handled lorgnette
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Lorgnette
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c1850
Time Period: 19th C
Description Of Item: Silver folding short handled lorgnette. Pivoted bridge. Ornamental loop handle. Round convex lenses, badly scratched. Closed: L: 9.0 cm x W 3.3 cm
How Acquired: Donated by Mrs Wantrup, widow of Charles Wantrup, Melbourne optometrist
Condition: Good but lenses scratched
Location: Archive Office. Spectacles cabinet Drawer 7

Search the archive:

Author or Inventor:
Catalogue #
Name of Donor