Rimless oval eye prescription sunglasses

Catalogue Number: 169
Rimless oval eye prescription sunglasses
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Sunglasses
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c 1890
Time Period: 19th C
Description Of Item: 3 piece rimless spectacles, nickel saddle bridge, curl sides, oval meniscus lenses, tinted greenish-grey -0.25 DS R and L. W 12.2 cm x D 3.1 cm.
Historical Significance: Digital image 1.9 Mb in Museum iPhoto
How Acquired: Donated by M Wagner, South Australia
Condition: Very good except R lens badly scratched
Location: Archive Office. Spectacles cabinet Drawer 3

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