From Ballarat and District Industrial Heritage Project
Visit of the Chinese Commissioner to the Ballarat School of Mines, 23 November 1906.
Twelve men pose for a photograph on the stairs of a building at the Ballarat School of Mines. Back row left to right: Archibald D. Gilchrist (Prof. of Engineering), Bertram Whittington (Mathematics, Physics), Thomas Hart (Prof. of Geology and Mining), John M. Sutherland (Electrical Engineering)
Front row left to right: Dr Wong Chock Son (Ballarat), Frederick Martell, Alfred Mica Smith, Ah Ket esq (Melbourne Barrister), His Excellency Hwang How Cheng (Chinese Commissioner), Wen Esq (Secretary), Alderman Grase (mayor of Brisbane), Grase Esq (Ballarat).
Students of the Ballarat School of Mines stand in the background.
Courtesy Federation University Historical Collection [Cat. No. 206].