Women's shell spectacle frame

Catalogue Number: 1849
Women's shell spectacle frame
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Spectacle frame
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c 1980
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Description Of Item: Women's shell spectacle frame, orange-brown colour, saddle bridge, right side marked 'Olympic 1813', left side marked '56/18', unglazed. 140 x 63 mm.
Historical Significance: The style is representative of the large eye size 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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