Spectacles, with Flexible Arms ; Unknown manufacturer; 1939-1945; WY.1996.53

Name/Title

Spectacles, with Flexible Arms

About this object

These prescription spectacles were specially made for Mr Frank Williams for use in the Second World War. They were designed to fit under a gas mask (Note the wide bridge made especially for this purpose). Frank was the tailor in Wyndham.

Maker

Unknown manufacturer

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

1939-1945

Period

1940s

Place Made

Unknown

Medium and Materials

inorganic, processed material, glass
inorganic, processed material, metal, silver alloy

Measurements

h 78 mm x w 1108 mm x d 12 mm

Subject and Association Keywords

Clothing and Accessories

Subject and Association Keywords

Military

Subject and Association Keywords

Military - World War Two

Subject and Association Keywords

Health and Medicine

Object Type

personal effects

Object number

WY.1996.53

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