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Early Tortoise-shell Spectacles, English?, c. 1850

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Inventory Number: 23018
Object Type:
Place Created: England United Kingdom Europe
Brief Description: Early round tortoise-shell spectacles with oval lenses and pivoted temples. One of the lenses is flat and the other convex-shaped.
Primary Inscriptions: None
Provenance: None
Collection Group:
Material(s): Silver
Glass
Tortoiseshell
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
30 113 159 mm

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