Cased silver lorgnette

Catalogue Number: 859
Cased silver lorgnette
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Lorgnette
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c1895
Time Period: 19th C
Description Of Item: Silver spring folding lorgnette. Continental 935 silver (bridge stamped 935). Tapered handle, round section, check decoration, ring terminal. Not glazed. W: 9.7 cm x L: 15.7 cm, with light green case with velvet and silk lining.
How Acquired: Donated by Mrs Wantrup, widow of Charles Wantrup, Melbourne optometrist
Condition: Very good
Location: Archive Office. Spectacles cabinet Drawer 7

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