2006.299.1: Ultra-Violet Goggles, 1929-1978

Additional Images

2006.299.1: Ultra-Violet Goggles.
Image No. 3194 ; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

Deep case containing goggles for protection against ultra-violet rays during treatment. The goggles have round green tinted lenses, hinged side protectors and cable curl sides with end stumps. The case is brown coated steel with a snap lid. 'WEAR THESE GOGGLES PROTECT YOUR EYES' stamped in relief on the lid with interlocking manufacturer's trademark AO. The letters 'S' within a circle and 'D' are engraved into each of the lenses. Case dimensions given.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 2006.299.1
Collection: Radiomedicine
Date: 1929-1978

Object Dimensions

  • Height: 4.5 cm
  • Width: 15.5 cm
  • Depth: 7 cm

Object Parts

  • a) Case
  • b) Goggles

Object Materials

  • glass,
  • metal,
  • plating,
  • steel,
  • unidentified coating

Acquisition Detail

  • Manufacturer: American Optical Company