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lorgnette (short handle)
Lessar Brothers Ltd
Europe: United Kingdom, England, Warwickshire, Birmingham
Mid-late 20th c.
plastic; leather; metal
overall (closed): 136 mm x 34 mm x 9 mm
Small folding lorgnette. Dark brown/tan mottled plastic (imitation tortoiseshell) front, fixed at one end by metal pivot to light brown flat-section leather handle-cum-case. Rectangular eyerims, unglazed. Together with an original supplier's handwritten and printed tie-on tag.
Gift of Mr Rian Love/OATS/City University, 2015