Spectacles and box; Dawsons Ltd; CT80.1326


Spectacles and box

About this object

Spectacles and box; two pairs of spectacles in a cardboard box with removable lid. The box is printed in green: Dawsons Limited, Consulting and Manufacturing Optometrists, Dunedin".

One of the pair of spectacles are gold rimmed, with one arm replaced with wire; the other pair are larger with mismatched frames.


Dawsons Ltd

Maker Role


Place Made

Oceania, New Zealand, South Island, Otago, Dunedin

Medium and Materials

processed material, paper, cardboard
processed material, metal
processed material, glass

Inscription and Marks

Printed on box: "DAWSONS LIMITED / Consulting and Manufacturing / OPTOMETRISTS / Moray Place and Princes Street / DUNEDIN".


h 40mm x l 167mm x w 85mm (box)

Subject and Association Keywords

ophthalmology, optometry. opticians. eyeglasses

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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