Folding tortoise-shell pince-nez

Catalogue Number: 656
Folding tortoise-shell pince-nez
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Pince-nez
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c1850-1870
Time Period: 19th C
Description Of Item: Round eye folding pince-nez. Tortoise-shell rims and thumb piece. Blued steel spring bridge. Glazed +3.00 DS R & L. W 11.4 cm x D 5.3 cm when fully extended.
How Acquired: Donated by C W Kett, honorary life member of the College
Condition: Good
Location: Archive Office. Spectacles cabinet Drawer 8

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