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Text - Life Governor certificate: RVIB

From the Collection of Vision Australia 454 Glenferrie Road Kooyong Victoria

1 x cream coloured page with brown writing and images (front view of St Kilda Road building across top, and pictures of children playing with boat, male working on carpet, female weaving rug and a nurse holding two babies along left-hand edge)
Object Registration
royal victorian institute for the blind, awards
Historical information
Life Governor certificates were given to those who supported the RVIB either through certain levels of financial contribution or by activities undertaken to support the institute. In this example, William Hughes was awarded a governorship in March 1949.
When Made
Inscriptions & Markings
Royal Victorian Institute for the Blind
Babies, Children and Adults
St Kilda Road, Melbourne

Patron: His Excellency The Governor General of Victoria, Major-General Sir Winston Dugan, G.C.M.G., C.B., D.S.O
Patroness: Lady Dugan

President: C.L. Kimpton, Esq.
Vice-Presidents: Chas. W. Bennett, Esq. M.R.C.S. (Eng), F.R.A.C.S., R. Ramsay, Esq
Hon. Treasurer: Percy W. Briggs, Esq.

Members of Board:
Harold E. Brookes, Esq, JP
Mrs C.H. Tutton
G.E. Newton, Esq
G.H. Grimwade, Esq.
W.H. Cowper, Esq
Joseph Taylor, Esq
E.V. Willis, Esq.
Leighton Irwin, Esq.

Superintendent & Secretary:
Stannus W. Hedger, M.B.E.

Recreation, Industry, Education, Nursery

This is to certify that William Hughes Esq. has been appointed a Life Governor of the Institute.
C.L. Kimpton
S. Hedger
Superintendent & Secretary
Last updated
5 Aug 2020 at 9:02AM