Thomas Foster Chuck

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Thomas Foster Chuck was a photographer in Daylesford and Ballarat, Victoria.

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Background

Thomas Foster Chuck was born in London c1826. He was in Melbourne by 1861 working as a professional photographer. [1]

History

Thomas Chuck was a photographer in Daylesford from 1865-1867, and in Ballarat from 1874-1878. [2]

In 1876 Chuck sold his London Portrait Gallery business to Nicholas Caire and moved to Ballarat. [3]

In 1896 he photographed the opening events of the Ballarat Industrial Exhibition.[4]

After Thomas Chuck's death in 1898 his son Thomas Henry Chuck continued the business. [5]

Site

In 1882 this photographer was located at the Chamber of Commerce, Sturt Street, Ballarat. [6]

Thomas Chuck was a photographer operating from premises on Sturt Street, Ballarat in 1887.[7]

Innovations

Community Involvement

Works Produced

Workplace Relations

The People

Legacies

See also

Photographers

A.J. Chuck

Thomas Henry Chuck

Further Notes

Thomas Chuck, of Ballarat, photographer. Causes of insolvency-Having contracted liabilities for which insolvent had received no consideration, and being called upon to pay the same. Liabilities, £1,322 19s. 4d.; assets, £28 0s. 3d.; deficiency, £1,294 19s. 1d. Mr. W. D. Tucker, assignee.[8]


Mr. Chuck, the Ballarat photographer, has managed to assemble, in one group, the heads of all the Melbourne Supreme Court judges for forty years past, including Chief Justice A'Beckett.[9]

References

  1. Kerr, Joan, The Dictionary of Australian Artists: Painters, sketchers, Photographers and Engravers to 1870, Oxford University Press, 1992.
  2. Davies, Alan & Stanbury, Peter The Mechanical Eye in Australia: Photography 1841-1900, Oxford University Press, Melbourne, 1985.
  3. Kerr, Joan, The Dictionary of Australian Artists: Painters, sketchers, Photographers and Engravers to 1870, Oxford University Press, 1992.
  4. http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/8739786?src=nla.cs-pa&q=%22http%3A%2F%2Fwww.slv.vic.gov.au%2Fmiscpics%2Fgid%2Fslv-pic-aab21050%2F1%2Fmp008670%22&c=picture&sort=holdings+desc&_=1347106190518&versionId=10108706
  5. Kerr, Joan, The Dictionary of Australian Artists: Painters, sketchers, Photographers and Engravers to 1870, Oxford University Press, 1992.
  6. Kerr, A.C., Niven's Directory, 1882.
  7. Rogers, J. W. F. (ed.). (c. 1887). The Australasian Federal Directory of Commerce, Trades & Professions. Melbourne: J. W. F. Rogers.
  8. Melbourne Australian, 26 April 1884.
  9. Melbourne Table Talk. 05 June 1896.


Further Reading

External Links

http://www.portphillippioneersgroup.org.au/pppg5eu.htm



--Beth Kicinski 11:22, 15 October 2012 (EST); --C.K.Gervasoni 16:45, 5 February 2013 (EST); --Clare K.Gervasoni 21:06, 20 August 2015 (AEST)

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