Sterling silver round eye spectacles

Catalogue Number: 794
Sterling silver round eye spectacles
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Spectacles (with lenses)
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1820-1850
Time Period: 19th C
Description Of Item: Sterling silver round eye spectacles. Saddle bridge, hinged folding sides terminating in oval loops for a riband. Glazed with convex lenses. W: 11.2 cm x D: 3.2 cm
How Acquired: Donated by Mrs Wantrup, widow of Charles Wantrup, Melbourne optometrist
Condition: Very good
Location: Archive Office. Spectacles cabinet Drawer 6

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