Tortoise-shell round eye spectacle frame

Catalogue Number: 643
Tortoise-shell round eye spectacle frame
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Spectacle frame
Time Period: 19th C
Description Of Item: Large round eye shell frame; material is real tortoise-shell. Straight sides, saddle bridge, unglazed. W 12.9 cm x D 4.4 cm.
How Acquired: Donated by Mr Frank Slade, mid 20th C Melbourne optometrist
Condition: Good
Location: Archive Office. Spectacles cabinet Drawer 10

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