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Transverse folding spectacles, 1790-1830.

Hills, Jennie

Transverse folding spectacles, 1790-1830.
3 1 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 23cm


Spectacles with silver frames and blue tinted lenses. 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.

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