993.315.1: Pince-Nez, 1880-1940

Additional Images

993.315.1: Pince-Nez.
Image No. 2349 ; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

Steel framed pince-nez with corrective oval lenses, C-spring bridge and large plaquets sprung from the top with nose pads that have striations to give better grip. Elaborate loop handle with post.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 993.315.1
Collection: Ophthalmology
Date: 1880-1940

Object Dimensions

  • Height: 5 cm
  • Width: 10 cm

Object Parts

Object Materials

  • glass,
  • steel

Acquisition Detail