These walrus ivory snow goggles date between 1250 and 1600.These goggles limited the amount of light reaching the eyes in order to avoid “snow blindness” Canadian Museum of History
A Fantastic Pair Of Early 19th Century Sterling Silver Sun Glasses With Hinged Arms And Lenses. I'd wear these!
Rare Antique 1800s Sunglasses // Rare Victorian Amber Yellow Lens Eyeglasses // Regency 19th Century // Sharpshooter Civil War Era // #S15 by ifoundgallery on Etsy
Spectacles, 19th C. Italian, horn frames, tinted glass, leather case, in storage at the Met.
We have learned from the past to see things differently. Gilded brass sunglasses German make early 19th Century. #MuseoDellOttica
Late 19th century spectacles, known as Astaneh-ye-ferdaws (Gate of Paradise), featuring Mughal gems, gold, silver, diamonds and emeralds.
D Frame spectacles. Octagonal sliding 4 lens blue glass spectacles signed Schildknecht. They measure across the front, inside 4” with the side lenses open, closed 4 1/2” across. sides fully extended to 6 1/4.” Circa 1850s, 19th century.
In 19th century an Eskimo blinded by the ferocious glare of sun on snow, carved a slit in a piece of bone and strapped it over eyes. This was a turning point . Sunglasses had just been invented. #cocoandbreezy