Site for the National Vision Research Institute (NVRI)

Catalogue Number: 1509
Site for the National Vision Research Institute (NVRI)
Category: Photographs
Sub-Category: Photograph Buildings
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1970
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Melbourne
Description Of Item: Scanned black and white image of a photograph of the properties on Cardigan Street from the corner with Waterloo St that were purchased in 1970 and used to build the NVRI building
Historical Significance: The properties comprising two 2-storey terrace houses and 2 single storey cottages were purchased by the Victorian College of Optometry by Miss Jean Colledge, Secretary of the College in 1970 for $54,000. The cottages were demolished to build the NVRI building that was completed in 1972. See Cat No 389 for more information.
How Acquired: Record of VCO
Condition: Poor. Original photo was damaged
Location: Archive computer iPhoto

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