Illuminated address to Stephen John Burke M.R.C.S. Eng &c. &c. from the Melbourne medical profession
Whitehead & Co
An illuminated address in support of Burke's professionalism and experience following a verdict in the Beedham Case. At the time, Burke was Honorary Physician to the Womens' Hospital.
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dedications/inscriptions ▫ handwritten address begins: 'To Stephen John Burke,/M.R.C.S.Eng. and L.K and Q.C.P.Ireland./Honorary Physician to the Womens' Hospital'
maker's mark ▫ handwritten at ll cnr of 2nd page: '(damaged_)EHEAD & Co. Me(damaged)'
donor or source details/notations/inscriptions ▫ card typed: ‘Loaned to B.M.A. (Vic.Branch)/by/Dr Burke’s grandson,Dr. Godfrey/Baldwin.’
owner's mark/inscriptions ▫ verso stamped: ‘.....................Secretary/BRITISH MEDICAL ASSOCIATION/VICTORIAN BRANCH’
notations/inscriptions ▫ verso handwritten in pencil: ‘Whitehead & Co. Melb.’