'Algha' Child Spectacles
child spectacles
M. Wiseman & Company Ltd; Wheway Optical Co Ltd
Europe: United Kingdom, England, London; Europe: United Kingdom, England, Birmingham
Mid 20th c.
metal; plastic
DBL: 21 mm; eye: 30 mm x 32 mm; side: 88 mm

Pair of Windsor-type child spectacles (possibly NHS). White metal frame with dark red/brown Xylonite full covers to rims. Bowed and crested pad bridge with pink plastic pads. High-set centre joints leading to half flat-section cable curl sides. PRO eye rims, unglazed. The bridge and sides are marked for different makers suggesting the item has been repaired.


Gift of Mr Rian Love/OATS/City University, 2015

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