Catalogue Number: 3595
Boxed opera glasses
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Telescopes, binoculars, opera glasses
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c1910
Time Period: 1900 to 1939
Description Of Item: Small opera glasses in brass, glass, black plastic/bakelite and brown grained leatherette. Box is basically wood or card based, covered in brown leather and lined with silk fabric. The folding lid is held in place with a brass clip fastener and under its top section is a rectangular mirror. Opera glasses: 90 x 50 x 30 mm. Box: 100 W x 65 H x 45 D mm.
How Acquired: Donated by Michael Aitken
Date Acquired: June 2018
Condition: Opera glasses fine, box worn.
Location: Archive Office. Cabinet One Drawer 15