Samuel Herbert Maw was born in Needham Market, Suffolk, England. After receiving his R.I.B.A. in 1912, he immigrated to Canada. Once here, he lived in Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal and Halifax. During the course of his lifetime, he frequently exhibited his etchings and paintings.
Maw studied architecture in Brittain, Italy, France, Germany, Belgium and Holland
Canadian Society of Painter-Etchers and Engravers
Awarded the Soane Medal, the highest award an architect might receive in England