Catalogue Number: 3445
Dinner menu for a dinner to celebrate the fiftieth year of the Victorian College of Optometry on May 23 1990. Dinner by decades with Invitation attached.
Category: Memorabilia and ephemera
Institution: Victorian College of Optometry
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1990
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Melbourne
Publisher/Manufacturer: Victorian College of Optometry
Description Of Item: Menu for a dinner to celebrate the fiftieth year of the Victorian College of Optometry on May 23 1990, illustrated art paper cover with dinner by decades logo on front, gold and black printing, 4 pages stapled, tipped in wine order list. The first two pages describe the history of the College, the next pages are the menu and wine list and the last 2 pages have black and white photographs of the model of the new building of the College that was under construction at the time. Stapled inside the front cover is an invitation to the dinner.
Historical Significance: The dinner was held at the World Congress Centre Melbourne, on Spencer Street. See Cat No 1328 for a wine glass distributed as a momento of the dinner. See also the 1990 VCO Annual Report for an account of the celebration with photos. See photos Cat Nos. 1246 - 1297, 1491, 1835 and 3444.
How Acquired: Donated by Colin Bates
Date Acquired: 13/11/2017
Condition: Good. Rust marks around staple attaching invitation.
Location: Archive office. Pamphlet and ephemera filing cabinet. Drawer 4