MHS Collection Database Search

Record Details

Wig Spectacles with Case, c.1820

Inventory Number: 91796
Object Type:
Accession Number:
Brief Description: Silver rims and hinged sides; with shagreen case. Oval magnifying lenses. Early form of projecting nosepiece.
Primary Inscriptions: "Richardson's Patent"
Provenance: Presented by Mrs T.F. Higham
Collection Group:
Material(s): Silver
glass
wood
shagreen
textile
Fe alloy
Copper alloy
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
130 50 mm

Narratives

Image with multimedia irn 40072Image with multimedia irn 40073Image with multimedia irn 40074

Permalink: http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/object/inv/91796