993.340.1: Pince-Nez, 1890-1940

Additional Images

993.340.1: Pince-Nez.
Image No. 2362 ; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

'Astig' framed pince-nez with oval eyes and corrective lenses. Telescopic spiral spring bar bridge and pivoted plaquets with full length cork nose pads. Small loop handle. 'NG P' [P inside box] stamped into bridge.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 993.340.1
Collection: Ophthalmology
Date: 1890-1940

Object Dimensions

  • Height: 3.2 cm
  • Width: 9.8 cm

Object Parts

Object Materials

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

Acquisition Detail