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18TH CENTURY LIVING HISTORY IN AUSTRALIA.

Wednesday, 24 October 2012

1600-1700 spectacles

Spectacles with case.Material : Glass, horn, wood and leather, 1600-1700.
Probably made in England.

The frames of these armless spectacles are horn, which has been wrapped in leather. The case is pine.


www.antiquespectacles.com is an excellent
source of information on the history of eyeglasses!

http://www.pilgrimhall.org/Specs.htm