MusEYEum Online Catalogue

Welcome to the online catalogue of the British Optical Association Museum. Here you can search for both museum artifacts and archives. Data is transferred from our Collections Management System to this website on a regular basis.

Objects

Viewing Record 3 of 4
Previous Record  Next Record
Switch Views: Lightbox | Image List | List

Rivet spectacles (replica)
SPECTACLES
nose spectacles (replica)
Dixon Salt, John
Europe: United Kingdom, England, West Sussex, Worthing
September 2016
tortoiseshell; glass
eye: 34 mm

Modern replica of rivet spectacles for educational demonstration use, utilising early 20th century historic frame materials, intended to illustrate the principle rather than the actual appearance of medieval rivet specs. Real tortoiseshell rims with extended arms and white metal pivot. Round eyes, glazed with glass prescription lenses.


2016.856

Gift of Mr John Dixon Salt, FCOptom, 2016



Related Media

Related Links

Browse by