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Sunglasses with dark blue lenses, England, 1860-1900

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Blue tinted lenses indicate these spectacles were for outdoor use. They protected from bright sunlight. They are a Victorian version of the sunglasses we wear today. The frames are made from silver. Prescription lenses help correct vision. maker: Unknown maker Place made: England, United Kingdom


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