Biographical entry Lewis, Robert
Robert Lewis and Evan Rowlands (qv) began manufacturing soft drinks in Ballarat in 1854, the only people using machinery at the time. They opened a factory in Ballarat in 1870 and in Melbourne in 1873. Lewis retired in 1876.
- 'Lewis, Robert', Trove, National Library of Australia, 2009, http://nla.gov.au/nla.party-1475696. Details
- Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, Technology in Australia 1788-1988, Online edn, Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, Melbourne, 3 May 2000, http://www.austehc.unimelb.edu.au/tia/index_l.html. Details
Created: 25 May 2001, Last modified: 25 May 2006
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