Key, City of Osaka 1976

Maker unknown

Registration number

1756355

Artist/maker

Maker unknown

Title

Key, City of Osaka

Production date

1976

Medium

metal

Dimensions (H x W x D)

9 x 22.5 cm

Inscriptions

head of key: WELCOME TO THE / CITY OF OSAKA / JAPAN
key barrel: THE RT. HON. RONALD J WALKER / LORD MAYOR OF MELBOURNE / JULY 8, 1976

Credit line

Presented to the Right Hon. Ron Walker, 1976
City of Melbourne Art and Heritage Collection

Keywords

Key, Osaka, Ron Walker, 1976, sister city, Melbourne

Summary

This key to the City of Osaka was presented to the Right Hon. Ron Walker in 1976, two years before the Melbourne-Osaka sister city relationship began in 1978.

Ronald Joseph Walker AC CBE (1939 –2018) was the 83rd Lord Mayor of Melbourne and held office from 1974 to 1976.