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Presentation Key - Lord Huntingfield, St Andrew's Presbyterian Hospital, Victoria, Australia, 1934 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 35663

Summary:
This brass presentation key was presented to Lord Huntingfield by the architects of the St Andrew's Presbyterian Hospital at its opening on 16 December 1934. Lord Huntingfield was Governor of Victoria from 1934 to 1939. He was the first Australia-born State governor and the last British peer to act as Governor of Victoria (he inherited an Irish title from his uncle).
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 7 mm (Height), 35 mm (Width), 111 mm (Length)

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Tagged with: celebrations, healthcare medicine, hospitals, victoria centenary 1934-1935
Themes this item is part of: Medicine in Society Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, William Charles Arcedeckne Vanneck Huntingfield, Governor of Victoria (1883-1969)
Primary Classification: PUBLIC EVENTS
Secondary Classification: Centenary of Victoria
Tertiary Classification: presentations
DateEra: 1934 AD
Obverse Description: PRESENTED TO / HIS EXCELLENCY / LORD HUNTINGFIELD K.C.M.G. / BY THE ARCHITECTS.
Reverse Description: THE OPENING OF / ST. ANDREWS PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL / 16 . 12 . 1934.
Material: Brass
Presented To: Lord William Huntingfield, Victoria, Australia, 16 Dec 1934
Place & Date of Event: St Andrews Presbyterian Hospital, Victoria, Australia, 16 Dec 1934

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