Diminutive shell lorgnette

Catalogue Number: 1536
Diminutive shell lorgnette
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Lorgnette
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c1960
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Description Of Item: Lorgnette made of acetate imitating pearl shell with a very small total width of approximately 10 cm. The handle can be swivelled behind the lenses to enable convenient fitting into a tiny decorated silver coloured open leather case (11cm x 4cm). This is unsold stock and the lorgnette has never been fitted with lenses.
How Acquired: Donated by Ross Harris ACO member
Date Acquired: August 2010
Condition: Very good
Location: Archive Office. Spectacles cabinet Drawer 4

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