993.352.1: Spectacles & Case, 1850-1910

Additional Images

993.352.1: Spectacles & Case.
Image No. 2369 ; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

Steel wire spectacles frame, oval eyes with corrective lenses, 'scroll' bridge, straight side arms. Contained within a green leather-covered frog-mouth case, velvet lined. Makers name 'NEGRETTI&ZAMBRA LONDON' and crown printed in gold lettering on case. Case dimensions given.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 993.352.1
Collection: Ophthalmology
Date: 1850-1910

Object Dimensions

  • Length: 16 cm
  • Height: 2 cm
  • Width: 3.8 cm

Object Parts

  • a) Spectacles
  • b) Case

Object Materials

  • glass,
  • gold print,
  • leather,
  • steel,
  • velvet

Acquisition Detail

  • Manufacturer: Negretti & Zambra