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HY5048 Child Spectacles (fitting sample)
child spectacles
J. & R. Fleming Ltd
Europe: United Kingdom, England, London
Mid 20th c.
yellow metal; plastic
DBL: 21 mm; eye: 35 mm x 36 mm; side length to bend: 95 mm

Pair of Windsor-type child spectacles (specimen used for fitting). Yellow metal frame with black Xylonite full covers to rims and sides. Bowed pad bridge with 'oyster' pads. High joints leading to drop-end ('Hockey' end) sides. PRO eye rims, glazed with lenses bearing etched specification.


Gift of Mr Rian Love/OATS/City University, 2015

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