Nickel alloy oval eye spectacles

Catalogue Number: 238
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 oval eye spectacles, saddle bridge, folding skull temples, glazed with flat lenses. Original paper label on R lens inscribed '20' (ie focal length 20 inches or 2.0 D). W 11.6 cm x D 3.0 cm.
How Acquired: Donated by CW Kett, honorary life member of the College
Condition: Good, some corrosion to frame front
Location: Archive Office. Spectacles cabinet Drawer 10

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