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folding lorgnette
LORGNETTES
folding lorgnette
Mid 20th c.
plastic
eye width: 35 mm; handle: 66 mm

Double-sprung lorgnette. Brown and yellow mottled plastic (imitation tortoiseshell). Solid bridge hinged at both ends. Short handle with rocking fixing post and decorative fenestration at end plus small round hole for a suspension cord. Round eyes. Unglazed.


2007.441

Gift of Dr Caroline F. Ceronio-Turnbull, MCOptom, FAAO, 2007



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