Used to improve vision . Sliding or hinged extensions were added later in the century.
Small, round, metal frames with loops at the end of each arms. Glass in each frame. Metal is oxidizing.
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Scarlett, Edward, “Temple spectacles,” Digital Collections - University at Buffalo Libraries, accessed November 27, 2020, https://digital.lib.buffalo.edu/items/show/16861.