Francis W. Niven
Francis Wilson Niven, of F. W. Niven & Co. was a mining and commercial stationer, engraver, lithographer and general printer situated at 9 Lydiard Street, Ballarat.
Around 1862 Niven apprenticed himself to the Ballarat lithographer Herman Deutsch. Niven purchased the business from Deutsch in 1863, and subsequently published numerous views of gold claims and their underground workings. 
- ↑ http://www.daao.org.au/bio/francis-wilson-niven/biography/
- ↑ Ballarat Star, 3 Mar 1890.
--C.K.Gervasoni 09:38, 22 November 2012 (EST)