Blued steel oval eye pince-nez

Catalogue Number: 831
Blued steel oval eye pince-nez
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Pince-nez
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c1890
Time Period: 19th C
Description Of Item: Oval eye pince-nez, blued steel frame, large arched bridge. Glazed. Sprung nose pads with cork padding. Small fingerpiece. In original slip-in case. W: 12.8 cm x D: 4.0 cm
How Acquired: Donated by Mrs Wantrup, widow of Cyril Wantrup, Melbourne optometrist
Condition: Good, but much corrosion
Location: Archive Office. Spectacles cabinet Drawer 6

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