|T F Chuck's historical photographic montage |
of early settlers of Victoria
Friday, August 31, 2012
HENRY MAWBEY'S HISTORICAL PHOTO
In the late 19th century, a remarkable historian, Thomas Foster Chuck, collected photographs of over 700 pioneers of the Australian state of Victoria and stuck them onto a shield to make a permanent record of them.
The project, entitled 'The Explorers and Early Colonists of Victoria', took him three years to do and was completed in 1872.
Among the 713 photographs on this shield is one of HENRY MAWBEY, forbear of the Victorian branch of the Mawbey family.
He is number 596.
Chuck claims that Henry Mawbey arrived in Victoria in 1841.
To learn more about this historic photographic montage, visit Wikipedia by clicking on this link