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Spectacles

the device of Thackeray in drawings made by him. In Punch, vol. xx. No. 495, p. 8, is a butcher's boy chalking up “No Popery,” and the tray forms a pair of spectacles, showing it was designed by Thackeray.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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