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Child spectacles
SPECTACLES
child spectacles
Europe: United Kingdom
1928
metal; glass
DBL: 21 mm; eye: 24 mm; overall front: 75 mm; side: 93 mm

Child spectacles supplied to a three-year old post-operative infantile cataract patient. Yellow metal frame with flat-section bowed browbar bridge, swivelling metal pads attached separately to lower rims, small centre joints leading to short, straight sides with oblong end loops, round eyerims, glazed with heavy prescription glass lenses. Together with an original paper sleeve with handwritten inscription.


2017.291

Gift of Mr David Stewart Turner FCOptom, 2017



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