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Title

Lorgnette

Description

Lorgnettes, glass and gold, c 1920s-c 1930s.

A lorgnette is a style of glasses where the lenses must be held in front of the eyes by a handle rather than worn on the face. This lorgnette has a spring mechanism for easy storage in a pocket. Lorgnettes were classically worn by those of a higher class, especially whilst watching an opera!

Creator

Unknown

Date

c. 1920-1930s

Identifier

2003/77.10

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 14.2 cm

Materials

Glass, gold.

Lorgnette

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 14.2 cm

Materials

Glass, gold.

Files

2003.77.10_lorgnettes 10.jpg
2003.77.10_lorgnettes 2.jpg
2003.77.10_lorgnettes 11.jpg

Collection

Citation

Unknown, “Lorgnette,” Heritage, accessed December 11, 2018, https://heritage.rcpsg.ac.uk/items/show/180.