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Child spectacles for a five-year old boy
child spectacles; spectacles case
Nitsche & Gunther; Whyte, A. J.
Europe: United Kingdom, England, Lancashire, Liverpool
rolled gold; glass; metal; leather; velvet
eye: 34 mm

Child spectacles. Gold-filled frame. W-bridge. Centre joints. Short curl sides with end stumps (right side broken at bend and repaired with black thread). Oval eyes, glazed. Together with a black leather-covered metal side-opening hinged case, with inner lip, black velvet lining and gold-coloured inscription on lid.


Gift of Mrs Jackie Myerscough, 2015

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