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PINK, Ella Lillian May

Born: 1890

Died: 1986

Special Achievements:

"The first Australian woman optometrist to hold overseas qualifications in optometry was Ella Lillian May Pink who earned the Fellowship of the Worshipful Company of Spectacle Makers (FSMC) and Fellowship of the British Optical Association (FBOA) in London in 1915 and practiced in Sydney, and Atherton in Queensland, from 1917 to 1953."


Resources

  • References

    (April 1997).  First in her field:  Female optometrist takes her place in history.  Australian Optometry,5.


  • Image - Ella Pink

    Australian College of Optometry