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Tortoiseshell Spectacles in Case, English, c. 1850

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Inventory Number: 67299
Object Type:
Place Created: England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 1966-253
Brief Description: A leather case with a pouch slotting the lid in to keep it shut. The spectacles have tortoise shell frames with hinged arms and oval lenses.
Primary Inscriptions: None
Provenance: Gift from Mr. F. W. Etherbridge, once belonged to Mr Mackenzie; see Mackenzie trade card in upper gallery, navigation case.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Leather
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
16 118 35 mm

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