Catalogue Number: 3679
Oval Eye Georgian Sunglasses
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Spectacles (with lenses)
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c 1800
Time Period: 18th C and earlier
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: possibly England
Description Of Item: Oval eye saddle bridge base metal frame with sliding temples ending in loop to take a ribbon. Fitted with plano turquoise glass lenses. Measures 125 x 25 mm. Eye size 30 mm, distance between lenses 33 mm.
How Acquired: Donated by Graham Hill, Honorary Life Member ACO
Date Acquired: 20/05/2019
Condition: Very good. Small crack opening at junction of bridge and R rim.
Location: Archive Office. Spectacles cabinet Drawer 10