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Australian Optometrical Association Sixth Interstate Conference

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Catalogue Number: 113
Australian Optometrical Association Sixth Interstate Conference
Category: Photographs
Sub-Category: Photograph People and events
Photographer: not known
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1924
Time Period: 1900 to 1939
Description Of Item: Framed photograph (Image size 195 x 130 mm) of the attendees at the sixth interstate conference Australian Optometrical Association, held in Melbourne in 1924 bearing the names of the attendees Standing left to right: JG Wilson (SA), S Latimer (Vic), WI Wenborn Hon Sec (NSW), W Nott (Vic), A Kent (Qld), HW Withers (Qld), E Brockenshire (Vic), A Butterfield (Tas), R Darcy (Tas), WHM Browne (Vic), Sitting left to right: HS Bell Vice President (Vic), WG Kett Vice President (NSW), JK Cumberland President (Vic), IH Qurban Vice President (SA), RS Padman Vice President (Tas).
Historical Significance: A national optometrical association was established in 1918 although a constitution for it was not adopted until 1920. It did not have a central office until the early1960s so its business was conducted by honorary delegates from the States attending annual conferences.1 Mb image in Museum iPhoto. Also a detail from thsi photograph of Stanlet Latimer, a teacher in the VOA fellowship course in the 1930s in high resolution (3543 x 4541, 3.6 Mb)
How Acquired: Not known
Condition: Very good
Location: Archive room. East wall Unit 1 Cupboard

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