Cream pearl lorgnette with silver decorated leather case

Catalogue Number: 2548
Cream pearl lorgnette with silver decorated leather case
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Lorgnette
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c1970
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Description Of Item: Small (100 x 25 mm) unglazed cream pearl lorgnette with short handle that pivots on a diamente decorated rivet to enable it to be folded behind the frame so it can be inserted in a small silver decorated leather open ended case (110 x 40 mm). It is contained in an optical wholesaler's travelling display case along with a number of other separately catalogued items. Also 2 more uncased lorgnettes of same design (cream pearl & brown stripe) labelled 2548 B & C.
How Acquired: Donated by Colin Grahame, Melbourne optical wholesaler, ex the practice of Len Angior, Melbourne optometrist
Date Acquired: Dec 2014
Condition: Lorgnette good, case fair
Location: Archive Office. Cabinet One Drawer 4

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