Lady's ELCE spectacle frame

Catalogue Number: 1667
Lady's ELCE spectacle frame
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Spectacles with case
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c 1980
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: France
Publisher/Manufacturer: ELCE
Description Of Item: Lady's shell spectacle frame, crystal front, pearl coloured sides. Low set sides connected to front by bifurcated gold trim, saddle bridge. Brand name ELCE survives on right side (other details lost). Nominal 56/14. 132 x 70 mm. Contained in a brown mock-leather slip in case. Glazed with moderately high plus multifocal plastic lenses. Spectacles only in Museum Gallery.
How Acquired: Donated by OPSM (Coles and Garrard)
Date Acquired: 2003
Condition: Fair. Age yellowing of material
Location: Archive Office. Spectacles cabinet Drawer 15

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