George Crouch established the George Crouch Prize for contemporary art at the Ballarat art Gallery which ran from 1927 till the 1970s.
Brass plaque with a sculptural likeless of George Crouch in the Art Gallery of Ballarat.
"A well known resident of Ballarat East in tht early days. Mr George Crouch, passed away at the age of 86, at his residence, Wynnstay road, Airma dale, on Wednesday. For a number of years the late Mr Crouch conducted a boot and shoe store in Bridge street, and was successful in business. He leaves a widow, two sons, amndtwo daughters, one of the sons being Lieut.-Colonel R. A. Crouch, who represented Corio in the Federal Parliament for nine years, and who is a native of Ballarat." (Ballarat Star, 9 Oct 1914 )
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A Ballarat pioneer since 1852
Erected by the Council
of the Gallery - 1940