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[portrait of Mr Joseph Crook]

[portrait of Mr Joseph Crook]

ID: 11366
Photographer: Brookyln, South Yarra
Creator: Brookyln, South Yarra
Copyright: This image is provided for research purposes only and must not be reproduced for other purposes without the prior permission of the Stonnington Local History Archives
Org ID: 6198

Description: A photographic portrait of Mr Joseph Crook, who claimed to have built the first house in Chapel Street in 1849 (refer Cooper (1924) p.100). Mr Crook was for many years the best known architect within the City of Prahran. He settled in Prahran in 1849, and was also a member of the party who discovered the Eaglehawk goldfields (see Cooper (1924) for account given by J. Crook of his early days in the colony). He died in September 1905.

Please Contact:
Stonnington Library and Information Service

Image held by Stonnington History Centre
Phone: (03)8290 1360
Email: history@stonnington.vic.gov.au
Website: Stonnington History Centre

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