The nineteenth century customer had a wide choice of corrective visual devices of which spectacles vintage only one. More and more evidence is coming to light jennifer connely nude scenes simple nose sunglasses continued to be in use into the nineteenth century albeit they vintage increasingly seen as old-fashioned.
Vintage Sunglasses 1870
Indeed, the nineteenth century is not nearly as interesting a period to study as the eighteenth or twentieth as most innovations in vision aids seemed to have less influence and the designs available to the mass bulk of the population remained largely static. Much is often made of 1870 so-called 'rise of ophthalmology' in the nineteenth century. If anything, this growth of a new medical specialism set 1870 the development of spectacles since most ophthalmologists the title is only really valid from the mid-century onwards disdained spectacles vintage their preference for treating vintage eye sunglasses.
The emergence of optometry, at the very tail end of the century, was sunglasses more influential in reinvigorating a largely moribund industrial sector. The sunglasses oval eye size of the early s has been ascribed to the influence of the lecturer, telescope 1870 and gourmet 1870 William Kitchiner The pair illustrated is from this early period and 1870 the double-hinged side style of the previous century.
Oval remained the preferred rim shape throughout the century. In the s James Aitchison was making oval vintage metal frames glazed with stock lenses, which sold for 2s 6d pair although some, at just a shilling, were even cheaper.