Oval eye nickel silver pince-nez frame

Catalogue Number: 124
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. rigid bridge, unglazed. Pivoting spring loaded straight cork plackets. Small oval finger piece for ribbon. W 10.5 D 3.4 cm
Historical Significance: Mrs Butler's grandfather was a chemist optician in Ulverstone, Tasmania2.4 Mb image in Museum iPhoto.
How Acquired: Donated by Dr and Mrs R Butler
Condition: Good except some corrosion to frame
Location: Archive Office. Spectacles cabinet Drawer 8

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