Slide Show of Michael Lebby Wearing BOA Museum Lorgnettes

A wonderful selection of fine lorgnettes is held in the collection at the BOA Museum in London. Michael Lebby posed for a photographer and it is easy to realize the wide range of materials used in creating this neat style of vision aid. These are all basically circa 1825 to about 1925. Our thanks again to curator Neil Handley. Enjoy all these photos and if you have any questions kindly email me at drdavid@antiquespectacles.com.

Antique HorologyA new article written by Neil Handley about watch lorgnettes at the BOA Museum appears in the Antiquarian Horology Society Magazine – No 2 Vol 33 Dec 2011. Click to read the article.

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Slide Show of Michael Lebby Wearing BOA Museum: Modern Spectacles

Slide Show of Michael Lebby Wearing BOA Museum: Antique Spectacles

Slide Show of Michael Lebby Wearing BOA Museum: Scissors Spectacles

Slide Show of Michael Lebby Wearing the BOA Museum: Optical Fans

Slide Show of Michael Lebby Wearing the BOA Museum: Lorgnettes


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