993.281.1: Bifocals, 19th Cent.

Additional Images

993.281.1: Bifocals.
Image No. 2319 ; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

Glazed spectacles in silver wire frame with split bifocal lenses. Each lens consists of 2 separate half lenses mounted into a single frame. Both arms are missing.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 993.281.1
Collection: Ophthalmology
Date: 19th Cent.

Object Dimensions

  • Length: 10 cm
  • Width: 2.4 cm
  • Depth: 0.5 cm

Object Parts

Object Materials

  • glass,
  • silver

Acquisition Detail