John Pounds (1766–1839)
John Pounds (1766–1839)
John Pounds (1766–1839)
John Pounds (1766–1839)
John Pounds (1766–1839)
John Pounds (1766–1839)
John Pounds (1766–1839)

Image credit: College of Optometrists

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A carved bust of John Pounds carrying a shoe in his left hand. The work has a flat back and features a pair of spectacles with Ayscough sides worn on the brow.

College of Optometrists



John Pounds (1766–1839)


late 19th C




H 27 x W 20 x D 14.8 cm

Accession number


Acquisition method

purchased, 1936

Work type


Inscription description

carved on front of torso: JOHN / POUNDS


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College of Optometrists

41–42 Craven Street, London, Greater London WC2N 5NG England

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