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Large round horn rimmed reading lens or magnifier with leather slip case

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Catalogue Number: 856
Large round horn rimmed reading lens or magnifier with leather slip case
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Magnifiers
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c1850
Time Period: 19th C
Description Of Item: Large round horn rimmed reading glass, or magnifier, incorporating ring shaped handle. Diam: 6.9 cm, with leather slip in case with floral beadwork
How Acquired: Donated by Mrs Wantrup, widow of Cyril Wantrup, Melbourne optometrist
Condition: Good but lens chipped
Location: Archive Office. Spectacles cabinet Drawer 7

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