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Vase

From the Collection of Geoffrey Kaye Museum of Anaesthetic History ANZCA House 630 St Kilda Road Melbourne Victoria

Description
Small cream coloured, round vase with brown glazed rings around the shoulder of the vase.
Size
8 x 8
Object Registration
cc0265
Keywords
shipton, edward (ted), dean, faculty of pain medicine, christchurch earthquake, liquefaction, pottery, mcelvey, joy
Historical information
The vase was made from the liquefaction that came out of the Christchurch earthquake of 22 February 2011. The vase was gifted to the College by Professor Edward Shipton (known as Ted) on his retirement as Dean of the Faculty of Pain Medicine, and from Council. Professor Shipton is from New Zealand. The gift was accompanied by a card with the following inscription:
"Thank you for allowing me to be a small part of your great institution as Councillor and Faculty Dean these past two years. My gift to the College is a small vase. This vase was made from the liquefaction that came out of the 22 February 2011 Christchurch Earthquake. It pays tribute to the medical personnel, our Fellows and Trainees that gave so much during that time to preserve life and relieve suffering. Sincerely Edward (Ted) Shipton"
Made By
Joy McElvey
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:12AM