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Contact lenses, circa 1930

Contact lenses, circa 1930

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Caption

Pair of plastic contact lenses dating from around 1930. Complete with case and suction rubber applier, they were made by the English lens manufacturer, Clement Clarke Ltd. These early contact lenses were hard and rigid and too uncomfortable to wear for extended periods.

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