Past leaders of the optometry profession in Victoria Second half 20th C

Catalogue Number: 990
Past leaders of the optometry profession in Victoria Second half 20th C
Category: Photographs
Sub-Category: Photograph People and events
Photographer: Peter Dwyer
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 2008
Time Period: 21st C
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Melbourne
Publisher/Manufacturer: Peter Dwyer
Description Of Item: Black and white photograph, 27.2 cm W x 11.2 cm H of former officers of the Victorian College of Optometry and the Optometrists Association. Those pictured are from left: John Barrett, Peter Dwyer, Emeritus Professor Barry Collin, Graham Hill, Dawn Odgers, Clifton Egar, John Pettit, Bruce Besley, Margaret Banks, William Cooper (kneeling), Emeritus Professor Leon Garner, Dr Alan Issacs, Dr John Nathan, Emeritus Professor Barry Cole, John Strachan
Historical Significance: This group of retired optometrists all played active roles in the OAA, the VCO or in academic optometry in the period 1950 to 2000. They met for lunch once a year from 2005. This was taken after their lunch in 2008.The group has become known as the gerioptics.
How Acquired: Donated by Peter Dwyer
Date Acquired: Sep 2008
Condition: Good but not a good photograph because of shadows
Location: Archive office. Pamphlet and ephemera filing cabinet. Drawer 2

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