American brass rectangular sunglass

Catalogue Number: 3817
American brass rectangular sunglass
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Sunglasses
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c1850
Time Period: 19th C
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: USA
Description Of Item: Small brass sunglasses with rectangular aqua tinted flat plano lenses. Arch bridge. Narrow loop-ended slide extension temples. 105mm W x 25mm H x 16mm D.
Historical Significance: Bought as Lot 141 Brighton & Hove Auctions, UK, 26 July 2019
How Acquired: Donated by Michael Aitken
Date Acquired: August 2019
Condition: Fair, small lens chips and frame corrosion
Location: Archive Office. Cabinet One Drawer 1

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