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Metal Spectacles, English?, Early 20th Century

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Inventory Number: 51082
Object Type:
Place Created: England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 1978-45
Brief Description: Tortoiseshell rimmed spectacles with blue tinted lenses andĀ gold temples and bridge. The nose pads are possibly made of mother-of-pearl and the tips of the temples are also made of tortoise shell.
Primary Inscriptions: "ALGHA 20"
Provenance: Presented by J. L. Speller
Collection Group:
Material(s): Tortoiseshell
Mother of Pearl
Gold
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
40 113 112 mm

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