Rimless nickel alloy oval eye spectacles

Catalogue Number: 239
Rimless nickel alloy oval eye spectacles
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Spectacles (with lenses)
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1850 - 1899
Time Period: 19th C
Description Of Item: Nickel alloy, 3 piece rimless spectacles, saddle bridge, curl sides, glazed with oval lenses R and L +7.75 D. Paper label on front of lens inscribed '8' (ie 8.0 D) and '5' on back of lens (ie 5 inch focal length). W 11.2 x D 2.9 cm.
How Acquired: Donated by CW Kett, honorary life member of the College
Condition: Good
Location: Archive Office. Spectacles cabinet Drawer 10

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