Women's spectacles

Catalogue Number: 1855
Women's spectacles
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Spectacles (with lenses)
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c 1980
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Description Of Item: Woman's shell spectacle frame, olive green shell front, silver metal (rhodium) sides with shell cover on ends, saddle bridge, illegible frame size marked on left side, glazed with CR39 lenses with a graduated grey tint, approx -2.00 D. 137 x 55 mm.
Historical Significance: A typical large eye size spectacle frame of the period.
How Acquired: Donated by Ka-Yee Lian, member of the College
Date Acquired: Dec 2007
Condition: Good
Location: Archive Office. Spectacles cabinet Drawer 16

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