Catalogue Number: 2779
Photographs of the launch of the book 'A History of Australian Optometry' authored by Barry Cole
Sub-Category: Photograph People and events
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 2015
Time Period: 21st C
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Melbourne
Description Of Item: Set of 10 digital images in colour, all high resolution 5Mb to 15 Mb, taken at the launch of the book 'A history of Australian optometry' authored by Professor Barry L Cole AO at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on October 24 2015.
Historical Significance: The launch was chaired by Ms Maureen O'Keefe, CEO of the Australian College of Optometry, and the book was launched by the College's President Professor Nathan Efron AC and the author gave a short address and afterwards he signed books purchased. Photos are: 1 and 2 Barry Cole AO signing a book: 3 Barry Cole with his wife Jean Cole (formerly Jean Colledge PSM, Secretary of the College): 4 Barry Cole with Dr David Cockburn OAM,: 5 Barry Cole with Arwen Bardsley, who was the manager of the book's production and sale: 6 Nathan Efron and Maureen O'Keefe with the MCG in the background: 7 Nathan Efron making his address: 8 and 9 Barry Cole making his address: 10 the attendees at the launch. The photographs were taken by a professional photographer engaged by the College.
How Acquired: Record of VCO
Date Acquired: Jan 2016
Location: Archive computer iPhoto