Large round Chinese spectacles

Catalogue Number: 843
Large round Chinese spectacles
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Spectacles (with lenses)
Time Period: 19th C
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: China
Description Of Item: Chinese spectacles; large round tortoise-shell eye rims, brass square bridge & hinged sides, terminating in small rings. Glazed with plano lenses. W: 13.3 cm x W: 5.8 cm
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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