Catalogue Number: 1755
Optometry practice of AD Brown, Consulting optician, watchmaker and jeweller
Sub-Category: Photograph Buildings
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1922
Time Period: 1900 to 1939
Description Of Item: Sepia photograph image 116 x 168 mm mounted on stiff brown card depicting the practice of AD Brown, Melbourne optometrist 1917 to 1936. On the back is the date Sept 1922 and a pencil note 'AD Brown ophthalmic optician was located at 860 Sydney Road Brunswick in 1917' (see his advertisement in Cat No 1353)
Historical Significance: Augustus David Brown was an applicant for registration in 1936 (See Cat No 889) after the Victorian Registration Act was passed in 1935 but was refused registration under Section 8 (practice prior to the Registration Act). He is noted as being at 860 Sydney Road 1917 to 1925, Narranderc NSW 1926-1930 and in Moreland 1932 to 1936.
Location: Archive office. South wall. Cube 5 Album 3