Bringing the past to life with colour

George Mottershead

George Mottershead

Mary the chimpanzee in 1937 working on Chester Zoo’s new lion enclosure, ably assisted by the zoo’s founder, George Mottershead.

The story of the Mottershead family and the founding of Chester Zoo is the subject of a new television series on BBC 1.

 

George Mottershead

Original B&W photo.

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