993.330.1: Spectacles, Scissor, 19th Cent.

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993.330.1: Spectacles, Scissor.
Image No. 2353 ; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

Folding scissor spectacles unsprung, tortoiseshell frame with folding two part bridge joined by central pivot. Round corrective lenses. Ring handle with fixing catch attached and fixing stop located on second lens frame. Dimensions given are for folded scissor spectacles.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 993.330.1
Collection: Ophthalmology
Date: 19th Cent.

Object Dimensions

  • Length: 7.2 cm
  • Width: 3.5 cm

Object Parts

Object Materials

  • glass,
  • metal,
  • tortoiseshell

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