Georgian gold oval eye spectacles

Catalogue Number: 231
Georgian gold oval eye spectacles
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Spectacles (with lenses)
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c 1820
Time Period: 19th C
Description Of Item: Gold frame spectacles, oval eye, saddle bridge, skull temples with loops at ends for ribbon. Glazed R +3.25 DS L +3.75 DS Flat base lenses. W 10.8 cm x D 2.5 cm.
Historical Significance: Digital image 1.2 Mb in Museum iPhoto
How Acquired: Donated by CW Kett, honorary life member of the College
Condition: Very good except small split at L temple end
Location: Archive Office. Spectacles cabinet Drawer 10

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