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Spectacles

Spectacles

Accession №1984.000.00480
CategorySpectacles
PurposeVision Aids
Specific NameSpectacles
Date1740-1780

Description

Forged iron spectacles with large, round clear lenses and high U-bridge. Flat temples with large round ends. Note enclosed is dated to the 1930s, it states that the spectacles were "worn 150 yrs ago".

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