Items available online are a range of Alexander Stanhope Forbes' personal papers including letters he wrote to his future wife, Elizabeth Armstrong, during the late 1880s and drafts of some of the speeches about art he presented later in his career. As a founding member of the Newlyn School of Artists, also digitised is a photograph album including many scenes from Newlyn in Cornwall.
Details of the remainder of the collection can be found on the Archive catalogue.
- Collection Owner
- Stanhope Alexander Forbes 1857–1947
- Tate Archive
- Donated to Tate Archive in 1990 by Miss Monica Anthony.
- TGA 9015
120 objects in this collection
- One hundred and fifty four letters written by Forbes to his future wife Elizabeth Armstrong
- Regarding Forbes and Elizabeth Armstrong's art work, paintings by other artists and the Newlyn artistic community. Discusses preparation for London and regional exhibitions and paintings accepted. Regarding Forbes and Elizabeth's relationship. General information about family, friends and social life in Newlyn. Also regarding the death of Forbes' father.
- TGA 9015/2/2