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Photograph - Digital image - Woodchop Team

From the Collection of Greensborough Historical Society 34 Glenauburn Road Lower Plenty Victoria

Description
Digital copy of black and white team photograph.
Object Registration
1617
Keywords
herb medhurst, wood chop competition
Historical information
Photograph of wood chop team including Herb Medhurst, date unknown. Born in 1883, Herb Medhurst was the eldest of David and Martha’s 8 children. He moved to Greensborough with the family at age 17. He was a good sportsman, playing cricket and excelling at wood chopping winning many ribbons at shows.
When Made
1912c
Significance
Greensborough pioneer family.
Inscriptions & Markings
Written in pen on front mount: "Herbert Medhurst" Wood Choppers"
Photo taken and imprinted with 'Sears Studio Melbourne' - TROVE records show their advertisements beginning from 1903 to 1951.
Last updated
23 Apr 2017 at 4:49PM