Catalogue Number: 3578
Attendees of the Eighth Conference of the Australian Optometrical Association, Adelaide 1927
Sub-Category: Photograph People and events
Photographer: Hammer &Co.
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Adelaide
Publisher/Manufacturer: Australian Optometrical Association
Description Of Item: Mounted black and white photograph. The item has been removed from its frame before acquisition. The original photograph is pasted to the original mount and then has been placed in another, larger mount. The wording on the outer mount is EIGHTH CONFERENCE, ADELAIDE, 1927 STANDING - (LEFT TO RIGHT): G.O. Brook (S.A.), H.S. Lattimer, Vice-Pres., (Vic.), W.I. Wenborn Treas., (N.S.W.), J.W. Ohlmeyer (S.A.), P.E. Lellman (S.A.), J.G. Wilson, Vice-Pres., (S.A.). SITTING: R.S. Padman, Vice Pres., (Tas.), A. Knapp, Vice-Pres., (W.A.), W.G. Kett, Sen. Vice-Pres., (N.S.W.), I.H. Qurban, Pres., (S.A.) W. Ogilvy, Vice-Pres., (N.S.W.), C.S. Fraser, Vice-Pres., (Q'ld.), H.S. Bell, Sec. (Vic.). ABSENT - G. Isaacs (S.A.).The wording on the original mount is similar to that on the newer mount. On the back of the old mount handwritten is 'from E.S. Padman'
Historical Significance: Conference of the Australian Optometrical Association regularly brought representatives of the affiliated State bodies together to formulate high-level policy for the federation. The Eighth Conference was held in Adelaide. All States but West Australia were represented.
How Acquired: Donated by Optometry Australia
Date Acquired: 31/05/2018
Location: Archive room. West wall. Unit 2 Drawer 4