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folding lorgnette
folding lorgnette
Mid 20th c.
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.


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

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