Short handled lorgnette

Catalogue Number: 2955
Short handled lorgnette
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Lorgnette
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c1930
Time Period: 1900 to 1939
Description Of Item: Short handled lorgnette. Made of nickel alloy with worn gold coloured plating and white striped handle with loop end. Round eyepieces glazed with +3.50 DS lenses. Catch on handle to release lenses but spring inoperative. Dimensions, closed: 108 x 40mm.
How Acquired: Purchased by Kett Museum
Date Acquired: August 2016
Condition: Fair: surface wear, spring inoperative, loop bent
Location: Archive Office. Spectacles cabinet Drawer 4

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