Small tortoise-shell oval spectacles

Catalogue Number: 818
Small tortoise-shell oval spectacles
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Spectacles (with lenses)
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c1830
Time Period: 19th C
Description Of Item: Small tortoise-shell oval eye spectacles. Hinged folding tortoise-shell sides (one broken). Blue tinted concave lenses, -4.50 DS R & L. W:11.0 cm x D: 2.6 cm
How Acquired: Donated by Mrs Wantrup, widow of Charles Wantrup, Melbourne optometrist
Condition: Very good except one side broken
Location: Archive Office. Spectacles cabinet Drawer 6

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