Reading Glasses

IHPST

Accession Number: 2011.ihpst.6

Description:

Reading glasses – metallic wire frame, circular lenses. Frame fits over and round the ears. The case is a dark black plastic with a black velvet lining.

Alternative Name:

Primary Materials: glass and metal

Markings:

James Shaen – Rooms 204-205 Montgomery Bldg.
Cor. Portage Ave. md Notre Dame (printed)
Rx – Gordon McLeod (handwritten)
No. – 451 Church Ave
Winnipeg Manitoba

Dimensions (cm):

Length=1.7cm, Width=13.8cm, Height=5.6cm.

Function: Reading glasses

Condition: good

Associated Instruments: 2011.ihpst.5

Manufacturer:

unknown. Possibly someone named James Shaeini who was an optrician

Date of Manufacture: c. 1930

Provenance:

Noted by Penny McLeod with davidson Black lenses.-were her grandfather’s reading lenses.

Additional Information and References:

Donated to UTSIC: No

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