Spectacles and case; Townsend, F J; [?]; CT80.1326a


Spectacles and case

About this object

Spectacles and case; the spectacles have circular lenses with a gold bridge and gold, expanding arms. The case is of dark blue or black leather, lined with blue velvet. On the lid, printed in gold is: 'F. J. Townsend, / Optician (Regd) / 40 George St / Dunedin, NZ.'


Townsend, F J

Maker Role


Date Made


Place Made

Oceania, New Zealand, South Island, Otago, Dunedin

Medium and Materials

processed material, glass; processed material, metal; processed material, leather; processed material, textile, velvet.

Inscription and Marks

Printed in gold on the case: 'F. J. Townsend, / Optician (Regd) / 40 George St / Dunedin, NZ.'


h 17mm x l 135mm x w 55mm

Credit Line

From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey"

Object Type

personal effect

Object number


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