Catalogue Number: 3686
Commemorative Ribbon for the opening of The Aitken Gallery, Kett Museum
Category: Memorabilia and ephemera
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 2019
Time Period: 21st C
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Melbourne
Publisher/Manufacturer: Australian College of Optometry
Description Of Item: White rayon ribbon 2300 mm x 75 mm imprinted with 77 multicoloured images of the logos of the Kett Optometry Museum and the Australian College of Optometry.
Historical Significance: Approximately half of the ceremonial ribbon cut by Anthony Carbines, Victorian parliamentary secretary of health, at the opening of the Aitken Gallery of the Kett Optometry Museum and Archive on Monday, 20th May 2019. The public exhibition gallery was named after long term honorary archivist and benefactor of the Kett Museum, Michael Aitken.
How Acquired: Donated by ACO
Date Acquired: 03/06/2019
Condition: Very good
Location: Archive room. West wall. Unit 3 Drawer 3