Catalogue Number: 3229
aio Carry Bag
Category: Memorabilia and ephemera
Sub-Category: Advertising, trade and products
Institution: Australia's Independent Optometrists
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c 1990
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Melbourne
Publisher/Manufacturer: P R Imports
Description Of Item: White plastic bag 345 mm x 280 mm, with aio logo in black and green and the words Australia's Independent Optometrists printed in black on both sides. One side also has PR Imports Suppliers of Carry Bags (03) 9523 5387 and the recycle symbol 2 printed at the bottom.
Historical Significance: Australia's Independent Optometrists (aio) was set up by the Australian Optometrists Association to promote a corporate image for independent full scope optometrists. The organisation also provided commercial advantages for its members. aio was later renamed Provision. Carry bags like this item were part of the promotional items available to members.
How Acquired: Donated by Wayne Lyons Malvern Optical Clinic
Date Acquired: 26/11/2016
Condition: Fair. Printing partially removed on one side.
Location: Archive office. Pamphlet and ephemera filing cabinet. Drawer 7