Safety glasses with amber lenses

Catalogue Number: 820
Safety glasses with amber lenses
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Protective eyewear
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c1880
Time Period: 19th C
Description Of Item: Oval eye safety glasses, nickel alloy frame with straight sides, saddle bridge. Amber plano lenses, with surface ground allowing only 11mm viewing diameter. W: 11.2 cm x D: 2.9 cm
How Acquired: Donated by Mrs Wantrup, widow of Charles Wantrup, Melbourne optometrist
Condition: Good but some corrosion
Location: Archive Office. Spectacles cabinet Drawer 6

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