Catalogue Number: 2070
Barry Cole (later professor) giving a tutorial to optometry students
Sub-Category: Photograph People and events
Photographer: Les Gorrie Photography
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1960
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Pascoe Vale South, Victoria
Publisher/Manufacturer: Les Gorrie Photography
Description Of Item: Black and white photograph, 259 mm W x 204 mm D, of Barry Cole giivng a tutorial to optometry students, Stamped on back for the photographer. Neg No C1083
Historical Significance: This photograph was taken by a commercial photographer commissioned to record aspects of the interior of the then new building for the Victorian College of Optometry at 374 Cardigan Street, Carlton, The picture is of the then tutorial room in the south-west corner of the first floor of that building (later absorbed ino the Library). It depicts Barry Cole, then aged 26, the sole full-time lecturer in the College, in white coat with students of the day, clockwise from left Ta Ta Chi, a Colombo Plan student from Malaysia, Gavin Bridgman from New Zealand, the first student to be awarded the BAppSc(Optometry) degree in 1961, Ken Hamer (who did not complete), Michael Fish and Kevin Ryan.
How Acquired: Record of VCO
Condition: Fair. Some creases and a tear.
Location: Archive room. East wall Unit 1 Cupboard