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Book - Willsmere Hospital, Kew : Visitors Book, Centenary 1st October 1972

From the Collection of Kew Historical Society Inc Level 1, Kew Court House 188 High Street Kew Victoria

Leather bound and embossed 'Visitors Book" commemorating the centenary of the Kew [Mental] Hospital, inscribed on the first pages with the signatures of the Governor of Victoria, Sir Rohan and Lady Delacombe, and dated 1 October 1972. The book was used, ten years later, to record the Official Opening of the Visitors Room on 2nd September 1982, and includes 19 signatures from that occasion.
Object Registration
kew mental hospital - centenary 1872-1982, sir rohan delacombe, dr fred stamp
Historical information
The book was preserved in the personal collection of Dr Fred Stamp. After his death in 2018, it was presented in October 2018 to the Kew HistoricaL Society by his family.
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Inscriptions & Markings
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Last updated
2 Nov 2018 at 8:39PM