993.336.1: Pince-Nez, 1900-1940

Additional Images

993.336.1: Pince-Nez.
Image No. 2371 ; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

Gold-filled ['G.F.' stamped into inner surface of nose bridge] finger-piece frame with rimless oval lenses. Spring operated plaquets, white nose pads with cross-hatch striations to give better grip covering half the plaquets. A gold chain and single ear hook is attached to the right-side lens.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 993.336.1
Collection: Ophthalmology
Date: 1900-1940

Object Dimensions

  • Height: 3.2 cm
  • Width: 10 cm

Object Parts

Object Materials

  • glass,
  • gold,
  • metal

Acquisition Detail