Clip-on sunglasses and small pocket case

Catalogue Number: 1885
Clip-on sunglasses and small pocket case
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Sunglasses
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1940s
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Description Of Item: Metal clip-on sunglasses with tempered spring bridge and rim clips to fit over the front of prescription glasses, glazed with medium grey plano glass lenses. The rims are constructed to allow the two lenses to fold over one another and thereby allow the clip-ons to fit into a small black leather case with a silver press stud. 98 x 55 mm.
How Acquired: Donated by John Buckley, member of the College
Date Acquired: May 2007
Condition: Good
Location: Archive Office. Spectacles cabinet Drawer 3

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