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Illustrated history of early antique spectacles

Illustrated history of early antique spectacles

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Published by H. Orr in Beckenham .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Eyeglasses -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[compiled] by Hugh Orr.
    ContributionsOrr, Hugh.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRE976
    The Physical Object
    Pagination111 p. :
    Number of Pages111
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19311938M

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    A major and comprehensive book on the history and evolution of antique glass bottles between and Lavishly illustrated with new specially commissioned colour photography, it also includes the most comprehensive worldwide bibliography on glass bo. Museums display much more than artifacts; Museum Culture makes us on a tour through the complex of ideas, values and symbols that pervade and shape the practice of exhibiting today. Bringing together a broad range of perspectives from history, art history, critical theory and sociology, the contributors to this new collection argue that museums have become a central institution and metaphor in.

    Reading spectacles appeared at the end of the 13th century in Italy and were first depicted in a painting by Tommaso da Modena in His frescoes show two brothers reading and copying text, one with a magnifying glass and the other with spectacles on his nose. The History of Spectacles originally noted around in Spain and called threaded (thread loop) spectacles. Occasionally weights were applied to the end of the cords which then hung over the back of the ears. In China, tea-colored sunglasses were introduced and used to treat conjunctivitis. This was a .


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Illustrated History of Early Antique Spectacles. Beckenham, Kent, England: Hugh Orr, Poulet, W. Atlas on The History of. Wrote Illustrated History of Early Spectacles, ; Fellow of the Worshipful Company of Spectacle Makers; Fellow of the British College of Ophthalmic Opticians, (Optometrists) Honorary Curator of the BOA Museum in ; Ramstein, Max: Basel, Switzerland.

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Hugh Orr ( - ) was a collector and curator of the British Optical Association Museum. In he published the book ‘Illustrated History of Antique Spectacles’. The case was made from riveted real tortoiseshell with silver frame and reinforced bridge with round lenses R&L + Provenance: From the Orr collection Inventory No.

Hugh Orr ( - ) was a collector and curator of the British Optical Association Museum. In he published the book ‘Illustrated History of Antique Spectacles’.

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Identifying the frame style can provide valuable clues about when the. The earliest antique spectacles in regular use, made of wood or leather with a riveted center pivot, date to the 15th and 16th centuries and are documented by woodcuts and paintings from the period.

The "Nuremberg" type (a German city known for skilled workmanship and "cheap" goods), were made in considerable quantity during the 17th and 18th. Illustrated history of early antique spectacles by Hugh Orr.

Luton, UK, Self published This book covers much of the associated history of spectacles with notes on early opticians, items of ophthalmic apparatus and many illustrations.

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