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Standard Lens Shapes
ARCHIVAL ITEMS
pamphlet; catalogue
British American Optical Company Ltd
Europe: United Kingdom, England, London EC1
1950s
paper
overall: 240 mm x 178 mm

Catalogue issued by an ophthalmic manufacturer of its steel lens former shapes. Portrait format, printed in black and blue on 8 pages, stapled. Featured shape diagrams: Round, Oval, PRO, Quadra, Square quadra, Full quadra, Upswept quadra, Contour Protour, Conform and Proform, Perimetric, Nuform, Weymouth, Sportfield, Fulfield, Continental, Celmont, Kendal, Amor Supra, Amor Frame, Mayfair, Plusform, Numont & Rimway, Ful-Vue Rimless, Amor Rimless ('the American shape'), Central Joint Rimless. Back page features a photograph of the BAO Lens factory in Kidwelly, South Wales.


1998.337

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