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John Hamer Sutcliffe (1867–1941)
John Hamer Sutcliffe (1867–1941)
John Hamer Sutcliffe (1867–1941)
John Hamer Sutcliffe (1867–1941)
John Hamer Sutcliffe (1867–1941)
John Hamer Sutcliffe (1867–1941)
John Hamer Sutcliffe (1867–1941)
John Hamer Sutcliffe (1867–1941)
John Hamer Sutcliffe (1867–1941)

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The sitter was an ophthalmic optician from Rochdale who set up an optical practice in Blackpool. He was the founder of the Museum and Library at the College of Optometrists.

College of Optometrists





bronze & marble


H 26 x W 17 x D 22 cm;
Plinth: H 15.2 x W 12.7 x D 12.7 cm

Accession number


Acquisition method

commissioned by the British Optical Association, 1949

Work type


Signature/marks description

on back: F. R. BEVAN '49

Inscription description

plaque on plinth: John Hamer Sutcliffe OBE, FBOA Hons F. Inst P. / Secretary / British Optical Association 1895–1940


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Normally on display at

College of Optometrists

41–42 Craven Street, London, Greater London WC2N 5NG England

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