19th C steel spectacles

Catalogue Number: 654
19th C steel spectacles
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Spectacles (with lenses)
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c1840-1860
Time Period: 19th C
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: England
Description Of Item: English steel framed oval eye spectacles. Saddle bridge, straight sides. Glazed: +1.50 DS R & L, flat lenses. W 11.6 cm x D 2.5 cm.
How Acquired: Donated by C W Kett, honorary life member of the College
Condition: Poor: much corrosion
Location: Archive Office. Spectacles cabinet Drawer 11

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