Spectacles with unilateral facial and ocular prosthesis

Catalogue Number: 2166
Spectacles with unilateral facial and ocular prosthesis
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Artificial eyes, facial prosthesis
Corporation: Zeiss (maker of frame)
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c 1970
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: West Germany (frame)
Publisher/Manufacturer: Zeiss
Description Of Item: Shell spectacle frame, brown half tone, with aluminium temples glazed with R flat top bifocal lens, L single vision lens fitted with a facial prosthesis on the left side of bridge. The prosthesis is attached to the left side of the bridge of the frame and simulated an eye surrounded by flesh of the brow and cheek. The frame is marked on the left temple 'Chantal 3116 1060 52-14 B AS5' and the right temple is marked '130 MH Zeiss West Germany'.
How Acquired: Donated by Donald MacRaild. Project coordinator Vanuatu Prevention of Blindness Project
Date Acquired: Jan 2013
Condition: Good
Location: Archive room. West wall. Unit 2 Drawer 2

Search the archive:

Author or Inventor:
Catalogue #
Name of Donor