Tortoise shell quizzer

Catalogue Number: 3320
Tortoise shell quizzer
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Monocles, quizzers
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1820-1850
Time Period: 19th C
Description Of Item: Small rectangular quizzer, tortoise shell rim with ring handle. Glass lens of -0.84 Dioptres. Lens scratched in corner '8'. Size 33mm x 47mm.
Historical Significance: Ref: Item Z274, page 45, 'An atlas of the history of spectacles', Poulet, William 1978. Kett Museum No 984.
Condition: Good
Location: Archive Office. Spectacles cabinet Drawer 4

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