Historical information

Frederick Gladstone PROCTER (1898-1977)
The Ballarat Technical Art School was well known for its art metal work which was applied to product, interior and commemorative designs. Students undertook many commissions. A small jewellery and enamelling class was also introduced in 1922.

Physical description

.1 Sepia photograph with the words; Be your own draughtsman, learn your trade thoroughly, classes held at Prahran Technical School. with a photo of a student.
. 2a & 2b Two Small black and white photogrpah of metal box
.3 portrait photograph of Gladstone Procter with pipe in his mouth
.4 Sepia photograph of mantlepiece with ornaments & clock
.5 Black and white photograph of trophy on stand
.6 Black and white photogrpah of chandelier
.7 Postcard sent by Gladstone to his father with photograph of Gladstone on the front.
.8 Black and white photograph of inside Methodist Church 1932 Burnbank St
.9 Photograph of four young men including Glad and Roy Proctor. Has been clipped to oval shape.
.10 Photograph of Glad and Roy Procter and ? sent to Glad's Grandmother Jess 16th April 1917
.11 Photograph of School of Mines Cadet team Glad is centre front - Sepia
.12 Photograph Sepia, including Glad and Roy Procter
.13 Photograph of Gladstone shaking hands with another man
.14 Motorcycle drivers licence issued to T.R. Procter

Inscriptions & markings

.4 F.G. Procter stamped on the back.
.5 Barnes the Chemist Warnambool, stamped on the back
.7 To Dad With Love from Glad. Taken at Bailey's Prahran written in lead pencil on the back.
.8 March 20th 1932, Meth Ch Burnbank Street written in lead pencil on the back
.9 Written on the back in lead pencil far right Glad Proctor to his left Roy Proctor
.10 Written on the back in lead pencil from Glad to Jess G. Mother 16/4/17 L-R Roy, Glad, ?
.11 Written in lead pencil on the back, School of Mines Ballarat, Cadet Team 1916, South Street Competitions, Second Place, Beaten by High School Ballarat by 9 points. Glad centre front.
.12 L-R Glad, Roy Proctor written on the back