Brass oval eye spectacles

Catalogue Number: 657
Brass oval eye spectacles
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Spectacles (with lenses)
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c1800-1849
Time Period: 19th C
Description Of Item: Small oval eye brass spectacles. Straight, slide extending temples with small loops. Asymmetric saddle bridge. L temple stamped '50' ie 50 inch focal length (+0.75 DS). W 11.1 cm x D 2.5 cm
How Acquired: Donated by E Clemens, mid 20th C Melbourne optometrist
Condition: Fair
Location: Archive Office. Spectacles cabinet Drawer 11

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