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17 pairs of spectacles, a family’s history

Organisation
Thornbury & District Heritage Trust
Type
Disposal
Date posted
21.07.2022
Object Description

This set of 17 spectacles was donated by a family as being those owned over a lifetime. Dates unknown, most quite recent.
2 pairs steel rimmed with hook over earpieces
1 pair clip on steel rimmed (no earpieces)
2 pairs metal rimmed
6 pairs horn rimmed
2 pairs plastic rimmed
2 pairs metal and plastic rimmed
1 pair clip on sunglasses
1 lorgnette, lenses fold between a 2 armed protector which acts a handle in use.

Contact

Stan Morrissey
enquiries@thornburymuseum.org.uk
01454 418512 home
c/o The Town Hall
35 High Street, Thornbury
Bristol
BS35 2AR
United Kingdom

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