Reference numberMOB/035
TitleJoseph Priestley's spectacles
Date18th century
DescriptionDouble-hinged tortoiseshell spectacles worn by Joseph Priestley, with red leather case. An engraved metal plate on the left temple arm reads: 'Dr Priestley, Born 1733 Died, 1804'
Extent1 artefact
MaterialsTortoiseshell, glass, metal
Access statusOpen
ProvenancePresented to the Royal Society by William C. Priestley in 1957
URL descriptionDigital version available on The Royal Society Picture Library
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8274Priestley; Joseph (1733 - 1804)1733 - 1804
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