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protective spectacles
protective spectacles
Late 19th c. / Early 20th c.
metal; glass
DBL: 27 mm; eye: 39 mm; side: 136 mm

Protective spectacles. White metal frame. W-bridge. Wire straight sides with pear-shaped end loops. Oval eye rims, glazed with blue-tinted glass lenses. Adjustable side visors of fine wire mesh.


Transferred from the former Museum and Library of Optometry, Aston University / Gift of the family of the late Anthony G. Sabell FCOptom, 2016

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