Spectacles and case

Object Number: 
INV.7527ab
Date: 
1830-1870
Medium: 
Brass, other metal, glass
Dimensions: 
Case: 5/8 x 5 1/8 x 1 5/8 in. ( 1.6 x 13 x 4.1 cm ) Overall (spectacles closed): 1 1/8 x 6 3/4 x 1 1/8 in. (2.9 x 17.
Marks: 
handwritten in pencil: on scrap of paper found inside case: "Spectacles 125 years old" stamped: on outside of left temple near hinge: "D / [image of lion] / L"
Description: 
Spectacles with brass frame, oval colorless glass lenses, "C" bridge, and temples with pin-slider and elongated loop at end; in lozenge shaped sheet metal case with hinged lid with push button release.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group