Mother of pearl frogmouth spectacle case

Catalogue Number: 2611
Mother of pearl frogmouth spectacle case
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Spectacle case
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c 1890
Time Period: 19th C
Description Of Item: Small frogmouth spectacle case constructed of wood and metal completely covered in patterned sections of mother of pearl. The inner lining is red velvet. On one side are gothic initials HH, probably those of the original owner of the case.
How Acquired: Donated by Michael Aitken, honorary archivist
Date Acquired: May 2015
Condition: Very good

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