Ad-men’s Institute Life Membership

In 1920, as Smith brothers hysteria gripped Australia, Ross and Keith were presented with life membership from the NSW Ad-Men’s Institute, which had been formed in 1917 by the growing number of advertising agencies in Sydney. 
Both men received a small medal measuring about 2cm in diameter.  Keith’s read:

Life Membership pres to Sir Keith Smith KBE by the Ad Mens Institute Sydney 1919-20

Shared courtesy of Lainie Anderson.