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Post-cataract spectacles
cataract spectacles
Europe: United Kingdom
Mid 19th c.
steel; glass
eye: 34 mm

Spectacles. Thin blued steel frame. Soldered arch bridge. Centre joints leading to narrow turnpin sides with pear-shaped terminals dipped in black wax. Oval eye rims glazed with thick prescription lenses, probably a post-cataract correction in the left eye.


Gift of Mr O. C. Weathersbee, 1933; Former BOA lecture collection

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