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Photograph - Black and White - Ballarat School of Mines Students, c1897

From the Collection of Federation University Australia Historical Collection (Geoffrey Blainey Research Centre) Federation University Australia, Mt Helen Campus Federation University Australia E.J. Barker Library (top floor) Mount Helen Victoria

Black and white photograph mounted on grey card showing a number of students and instructors of the Ballarat School of mines. They are thought to be in the Ballarat School of Mines Materia Medica Garden (System Garden) for either a botany, chemistry or materia medica lesson, or as part of the Ballarat Field Naturalists group. The person at the front wearing an apron is thought to be George Porter Day.
20.0 x 25.0 cm
Object Registration
ballarat school of mines, science, material media, botanical gardens, system garden, ballarat school of mines botanical gardens, bollin, curry, morey, mann, thompson, atherton; percy bailey, james a. bass; fred f. bradford; william brokenshire; joseph bryant; cecil eeles; thomas evans; william gosman; john hill; edward johnson; duncan kennedy; james kidd; john martin; percy osborne; j.a. porter; thomas phillipson; frank steward; robert todd; thomas uthwatt, photography, foto
Historical information
A number of names written on the back of the photograph match with names in the Ballarat School of Mines Annual Report 1897 and 1898. These are: Robert Allan; (Thomas E. or William T. ) Atherton; Percy Bailey, James A. Bass; Fred F. Bradford; William Brokenshire; Joseph Bryant; Cecil Eeles; Thomas Evans; William C. Gosman; John Hill; Edward P. Johnson; Duncan W. Kennedy; James Kidd; John W. Martin; Percy Osborne; J.A. Porter; Thomas Phillipson; Frank A. Steward; Robert G. Todd; Thomas A. Uthwatt

A number of names are not matched: - Bollin, Curry, Morey, Mann. Thompson
When Made
Made By
W. Fraser (Maker)
Inscriptions & Markings
A number of names are written in ink on the back of the photo " Tom Evans, Osborne, Atherton, Phillipson, Eccles, Allan, Todd, Morey, Bradford, Curry, John Marian, Char Bailey, Uthwatt, John M. Sutherland, Kennedy, Mat Thompson, Hill, Steward, Martin, Kidd, Brokenshire, Gosman, Bollin, William D. Hill, "
Last updated
20 May 2019 at 6:13PM