19th C nickel oval eye spectacle frame

Catalogue Number: 634
19th C nickel oval eye spectacle frame
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Spectacle frame
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c1880-1910
Time Period: 19th C
Description Of Item: Nickel oval eye saddle bridge spectacle frame. Pull cable wound curl sides, unglazed. Donor (Mr K MacFarlane) described item as "Perfect example of old-fashioned workmanship". W 11.3 cm x D 3.0 cm.
How Acquired: Donated by Mr K MacFarlane, Melbourne optometrist mid 20th C
Condition: Excellent
Location: Archive Office. Spectacles cabinet Drawer 10

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