Historical information

Chicory farming on Phillip Island was introduced in 1870, with the root destined used as a coffee additive or substitute. It reached it's peak during WW2.



Physical description

Copy of a small black and white photo of a man wearing trousers with braces and a hat, with hands on his hips, standing in front of a chicory kiln. Tall plants in the foreground.

Inscriptions & markings

Henry Bennell