ear trumpets

tragus

image of ear trumpet
image of ear trumpet
image of ear trumpet
image of ear trumpet
image of ear trumpet
image of ear trumpet
image of ear trumpet
image of ear trumpet
image of ear trumpet
image of ear trumpet
image of ear trumpet

This shape is a simplified design for cheaper construction.

A popular variation came with eyeglasses attached - the Victorian eyefone !

They were also disguised as fans.

There is a unique exmple of a telescopic one.
11 examples