Single reading lens or magnifier

Catalogue Number: 851
Single reading lens or magnifier
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Magnifiers
Time Period: 1900 to 1939
Description Of Item: Single round convex lens in narrow tortoise-shell rim with leather slip in case with flap. Diam: 4.6 cm
How Acquired: Donated by Mrs Wantrup, widow of Charles Wantrup, Melbourne optometrist
Condition: Very good (lens & case)
Location: Archive Office. Spectacles cabinet Drawer 7

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