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Set of Eye Testing Lenses in Cabinet with Stand, Early 20th Century

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Inventory Number: 71680
Object Type:
Accession Number: 1979-11
Brief Description: Set of assorted eye-testing lenses in an oak cabinet sitting on a stand. Oak cabinet has hinged lid to reveal interior with purple velvet? lining on inside of lid. Lens types and sizes are marked with vinyl labels. Lens types are spherical concave, concave, cylindrical, convex and spherical convex. Cabinet also includes graduated spectacle exterior in which to place lenses.

1. Oak hinged cabinet which fits onto stand, with assorted lenses and spectacle exteriors.
2. Oak four leg stand on which hinged cabinet sits.
Primary Inscriptions: "H & C / L" and "Secure / Lever" etched into lower section of lid hinge.
Provenance: Lent by the Isis Instrument Co. Ltd. From the shop of Lindsey & Sons at 8 Broad Street, Oxford.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Oak
velvet?
vinyl
glass
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
69 525 292 mm

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