Historical information

This pair of spectacles and case are of no known origin but are typical of those used in the late 19th century


These spectacles are of interest because of their age and are retained for display purpses

Physical description

This is a pair of metal and glass spectacles with mesh shades on the sides. The sides and the shades fold up to fit into a leather case with red leather lining. Part of the closing flap is missing from the case. The case has the name of the maker on the top flap.

Inscriptions & markings

Ophthalmic Optician Nott 145 Collins St Melbourne English make