Catalogue Number: 1198
Victorian College of Optometry buildings, c 1970
Sub-Category: Photograph Buildings
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c 1970
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Melbourne
Description Of Item: Black and white photograph 24.4 x 20.3 cm with 6 mm white border depicting the Victorian College of Optometry buildings in Cardigan Street Carlton c 1970.
Historical Significance: This picture shows the 1960 College building on the right and three terrace houses one of which was purchased by the College in 1956. The other two were bought in 1970 together with the one storey cottage on the left for $39,500 after prolonged negotiations by the then Secretary of the College. Miss Jean Colledge. The cottage was demolished to build the National Vision Research Institute in 1974.
How Acquired: Record of VCO
Location: Archive office. Pamphlet and ephemera filing cabinet. Drawer 2