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Colour photographs of three pairs of spectacles from the nineteenth century

Examples of silver transverse folding spectacles, extending spectacles and turn-pin spectacles. From left to right, Science Museum’s Dunscombe Collection, 1921-323/171, 1921-323/165 and Science Museum’s Wellcome Collection, A62325