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Europe: United Kingdom, England, London
plastic (cellulose acetate); metal; cardboard
DBL: 20 mm; PD: 56 mm; box: 32 mm x 145 mm x 62 mm; eye: 36 mm
Sample NHS child's spectacle frame. Combination frame comprising transparent flesh-coloured acetate front with bowed integral pad bridge. Narrow horizontal lugs supporting centre joints vertically pinned to front. Tapering flat-section curl sides. Shaped eye rims, unglazed. Attached to a strung paper identity tag. Together with an historic cardboard box with separate lid, marked with NHS code and dates of manufacture.
Gift of Mr Rian Love/OATS/City University, 2015