Oval eye nickel silver pince-nez frame

Catalogue Number: 125
Oval eye nickel silver pince-nez frame
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Pince-nez
Time Period: 19th C
Description Of Item: Nickel silver pince nez, oval eye, spring loaded bridge and pads. Cork on nose pads. Small finger piece. Glazed -4.25 DS R and L. Attached label reading '0.7'. Keyshape stamped to back of fingerpiece W 9.3 cm D 6.1 cm
Historical Significance: Mrs Butler's grandfather was a chemist optician in Ulverstone, Tasmania2.6 Mb image in Museum iPhoto.
How Acquired: Donated by Dr and Mrs R Butler
Condition: Excellent
Location: Archive Office. Spectacles cabinet Drawer 8

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