The Life & Work of Robert Law

Course code: 18046
Location: Brighton Courthouse
Day/time: Tuesday 10am-12pm Weekly
Starts: 21 Aug   Ends: 28 Aug

The life and photography of Robert Law (1870-1930) will be explored. Robert Law was the Chief Assayer and Refiner at the Royal Mint Melbourne. Participants will gain an appreciation of glass lantern slide photography and biographical historical research. Robert Law lived in Brighton from 1898 until his death in 1930. He was a keen amateur photographer and took thousands of photos in his lifetime, of Melbourne and Victoria and other places of interest. Many of these fascinating images will be shown during the presentation.

Tony Aplin

Tony was a volunteer with the Royal Historical Society and Treasurer of the Brighton Historical Society. Over 5 years Tony digitised some 5000 glass slides and many negatives, photographs and postcards. He was the Principal in the mounting of an Exhibition at the RHSV on Robert Law and has delivered numerous lectures and slide-shows on Robert Law.

Last updated 30 october 2017