Attendees of the Fifth Conference of the Australian Optometrical Association, Hobart 1922

Catalogue Number: 3575
Attendees of the Fifth Conference of the Australian Optometrical Association, Hobart 1922
Category: Photographs
Sub-Category: Photograph People and events
Photographer: Unknown
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1922
Time Period: 1900 to 1939
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Hobart
Publisher/Manufacturer: Australian Optometrical Association
Description Of Item: Mounted black and white photograph 380 mm. x 320 mm. Image 205 mm. x 154 mm. The item has been removed from its frame some time before acquisition. The original photograph is pasted to the original mount and then has been placed in another, larger mount. The wording on the mount is FIFTH CONFERENCE, HOBART< 1922 BACK ROW (LEFT TO RIGHT): J.D. Clarke, F.S.M.C., D.B.O.A., (Tas.), R. D'Arcy (Tas.), W.G. Kett, F.S.M.C., F.I.O., (N.S.W.), A.R. Butterfield, Pat Pres., T.O.O., (Tas.), W.I. Wenborn, Vice-Pres., (N.S.W.), J.K. Cumberland, F.V.C.A., Hon. Sec., A.O.A., Pres. Vic. Opt. Assn., J.C.D. Green, F.S.M.C., D.B.O.A., (Tas.), FRONT ROW: Chas. Sankey Fraser, F.S.M.C., Vice Pres., (Q'ld), R.S. Padman, Vice-Pres., (Tas.), Col. J. Fry, F.I.O.O., M.L.A., Ex-Pres., (Q'ld), N. Waterworth, Pres. A.O.A., (Tas.), I.H. Qurban, Vice Pres., (S.A.), H.s. Bell, F.V.O.A., Vice-Pres., (Vic). The wording on the original mount is similar with corrections have been made on the newer mount
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 Fifth Conference was held in Hobart. All States but West Australia were represented. The most important items on the agenda was amendments to the Constitution.
How Acquired: Donated by Optometry Australia
Date Acquired: 2018
Condition: Good
Location: Archive room. West wall. Unit 2 Drawer 4

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