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British actor/writer/director/producer Amma Asante’s period drama, titled Belle, about the trials and tribulations of a mixed-race girl, in the 1700s, stars: Gugu Mbatha-Raw

A film (Belle) inspired by the life of Dido Elizabeth Belle, the first black woman to be introduced to high society in Georgian times. Dido Elizabeth Belle was an illegitimate daughter of Admiral Sir John Lindsay and an African woman known as Belle.

These antique spectacles have forged iron frames and are more than 200 years old. CalloohCallay via Etsy.

"forged iron frames and are more than 200 years old; I believe they date to the late century (more or less the time of the Revolutionary War), since oval lenses like these were not introduced until later in that century.

18th century turn-pin spectacles With green lenses The frame has cloth shields Made from coin silver Frame is signed Pierce, Philadelphia The lenses are magnified

century turn-pin spectacles With green lenses The frame has cloth shields Made from coin silver Frame is signed Pierce, Philadelphia The lenses are magnified

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