FAWSON, Herbert Lewis

Herbert Lewis Fawson 
born 3 November 1875 London
died 5 April 1949 aged 74 years, reg. 1949/20650

The Alva Studio, 126 Cuba Street, Wellington
July 1915 to circa March 1918
 from 1923 the Marie Dean Studio was located at this address. 

Postcard blind stamped "Alva, Cuba Street, Wellington"
reverse inscription 
"L. Whitelaw
Yours Les & Lois
June 19 - 1916"

New Zealand Times, Volume XL, Issue 9091, 9 July 1915

The Alva Studio, 26 (sic) Cuba street, is now under entirely new management, Mr H. Fawson, a well-known Auckland photographer, having purchased the business. General alterations and improvements have been effected, and the studio is now one of the most up-to-date in the city. First-class work and entire satisfaction is guaranteed all patrons. 
New Zealand Times, Volume XL, Issue 9091, 9 July 1915

Ballot Appeals
Military Service Board
Herbert L. Fawson, photographer, Cuba-street, in asking for a further extension of time to enable him to dispose of his business, mentioned that he is in his 43rd year. He had been ordered into the C1 camp. — Leave was granted until March. 
Evening Post, Volume XCV, Issue 28, 1 February 1918

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