Shell oval eye pince nez

Catalogue Number: 364
Shell oval eye pince nez
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Pince-nez
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c1850
Time Period: 19th C
Description Of Item: Shell frame, oval eye pince-nez. Spring steel bridge, no pads. Serrated rim edge to grip nose. Glazed RE only +5.25 DSph. L rim broken and lens lost. W 8.7 cm x D 4.0 cm.
Historical Significance: Digital image 6.0 Mb in Museum iPhoto
How Acquired: Donated by CW Kett
Condition: Fair
Location: Archive Office. Spectacles cabinet Drawer 8

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