Catalogue Number: 1362
William Henry Vanheems (1831-1917) Early optometry tutor in Melbourne
Sub-Category: Photograph People and events
Time Period: 1900 to 1939
Description Of Item: Black and white digital image (200dpi, 7 cm x 10.4 cm. 442 K) of Henry VanHeems with a salutaion and signature of Vanheems in the bottom white border. This is a scanned image from a booklet published by Henry Vanheems (See Cat No 797)
Historical Significance: Henry Vanheems (1831-1917) was made one of the first honorary life members of the Victorian Optical Association in 1913. He was honoured by the Association for his highly respected teaching of so many Melbourne optometrists as a private tutor and for his help in planning the Fellowship course of the Association from 1912 to 1940. See Gartner WF. William Henry Vanheems 1831-1917 Clin Exp Optom 2006; 89: 100-101 for more information, also on this web site under the tab 'People who made history'.
Condition: Digital image
Location: Archive computer iPhoto