19th C oval eye spectacles in case

Catalogue Number: 366
19th C oval eye spectacles in case
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Spectacles (with lenses)
Time Period: 19th C
Description Of Item: Gold coloured metal, oval eye spectacles. saddle bridge, Skull temples, Glazed. W 12.0 x D 3.1 cm. Case marked WT Kett Optician 276 and 278 Lit Collins St Melbourne.
Historical Significance: Digital image 1.9 Mb in Museum iPhoto
How Acquired: Donated by CW Kett
Condition: Case excellent. Spectacles fair; frame corroded
Location: Archive Office. Spectacles cabinet Drawer 10

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