Spectacles, Pince nez [Adele Clearwater]; Dick, Peter; [?]; MT1993.54.3


Spectacles, Pince nez [Adele Clearwater]

About this object

Spectacles; a pair of frameless pince nez with gold fittings that belonged to Mrs Adele Gladys Clearwater nee Pratt (1897-1984) who farmed on Terrace Road Mataura. Mrs Clearwater was known by her middle name Gladys.


Dick, Peter

Maker Role


Date Made


Place Made

New Zealand, South Island, Otago, Dunedin

Medium and Materials

processed material, glass
processed material, steel, alloy,
processed material, leather
processed material, metal, gold

Inscription and Marks

Stamped on the outside of case: 'a gold circular logo with a design outlined by lettering / CONSULTING OPTICIAN / Peter Dick / D.B.O.A / LONDON / F.I.O ./ ENGLAND / DUNEDIN. NZ.'
Stamped in gold lettering on lower edge inside case: 'We have a record of your prescription'


MT1993.543.a. l 115mm x w 32mm x d 12mm
MT1993.54.3.b l 120mm x w 50mm x d 14mm

Subject and Association Keywords

personal effects

Credit Line

From the collection of the Mataura and Districts Historical Society Incorporated.

Object Type

personal effect

Object number


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