Transverse folding spectacles, 1798.
3 1 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 23cm

Transverse folding spectacles, 1798.

Hills, Jennie

© Science Museum / Science & Society Picture Library


Spectacles with silver frame, hallmarked London 1798 by I D English. Spectacles to correct sight were an established product by this time. Then, as now, frame finishes and other design innovations appealed to the style-conscious consumer.



Image Ref.


buy a print

Select size
Select finish
How many prints?

buy a framed print

buy a canvas

buy a framed canvas