An ornament to the city

Catalogue Number: 1771
An ornament to the city
Category: Book
Sub-Category: Hewett collection
Author: DONOVAN Peter Francis
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1992
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Publisher/Manufacturer: Not stated
Description Of Item: Pictorial dust wrapper, original blue cloth cover, 265 pages, illustrated with black and white photographs. Rubber stamp for Department of Ophthalmology University of Melbourne Library on front fly leaf.
Historical Significance: The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital is a major specialist public hospital in Melbourne. It was founded in 1863. This book commemorates its 125 th year. An earlier history of the hospital is Gardiner L. The Eye and Ear published in 1968 to mark its 100th year. See Cat No 614.
How Acquired: Donated by Department of Ophthalmology University of Melbourne
Date Acquired: Nov 2011
Condition: Very good
Location: Nathan Library. Hewett collection

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