Vintage motoring goggles

Catalogue Number: 3593
Vintage motoring goggles
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Protective eyewear
Time Period: 1900 to 1939
Description Of Item: Vintage motoring goggles with large dark green plano flat glass lenses and fabric gauze side shields. Chromed metal eyerims and leather bridge. Metal surround allows goggles to fit snugly to face, trimmed with artificial fur. Right and left elastic headbands fasten with a clip. Size: 145 x 50 mm.
How Acquired: Donated by Michael Aitken
Date Acquired: June 2018
Condition: Good except for wear to fabric side shields
Location: Archive Office. Spectacles cabinet Drawer 3

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