993.339.1: Pince-Nez, 1880-1940

Additional Images

993.339.1: Pince-Nez.
Image No. 2361 ; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

Gold plated framed pince-nez with half eye lenses, C-spring bridge, fixed plaquets with full-length cork nose pads. Small ring handle.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 993.339.1
Collection: Ophthalmology
Date: 1880-1940

Object Dimensions

  • Height: 3.5 cm
  • Width: 11 cm

Object Parts

Object Materials

  • copper alloy,
  • cork,
  • glass,
  • gold plate

Acquisition Detail

  • History of Use: Used for reading.