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Paperweight - Lighthouse, Royal Victorian Institute for the Blind, Silver, 1937 Object Reg. No: HT 21494

Summary:
Silver Lighthouse paperweight, presented to Mr W.H. Richardson by the Royal Victorian Institute for the Blind (RVIB) in 1937. The lighthouse was adopted by the RVIB as its emblem in 1926.
Museum Victoria holds the Royal Victorian Institute for the Blind collection.
Description:
Cast silver paperweight in the form of a lighthouse, with two engraved, revolving blades extending from the top windows, representing light beams.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 128 mm (Height), 130 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: disability organisations, paperweights, lighthouses
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, The Berry Family Collection
On Display at: Melbourne Museum
Primary Classification: PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS
Secondary Classification: War Memorials
Tertiary Classification: presentations
Inscriptions: Engraved on light beams: The Highest / tribute of honour / to MR. W. H. Richardson / for many years of faithful / and invaluable service to the Blind / From The Royal Victorian Institute / for the Blind Babies, Children & Adults / St Kilda Road / Melbourne / December 1937.
Presented By: Royal Victorian Institute for the Blind (RVIB), Victoria, Australia, 1937
Presented To: Mr W. Richardson, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1937

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