Papers of Stanhope Alexander Forbes (1857-1947)

1876–1951

collection owner: Stanhope Alexander Forbes, ‘Papers of Stanhope Alexander Forbes (1857-1947)’ 1876–1951

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
Collection
Tate Archive
Acquisition
Donated to Tate Archive in 1990 by Miss Monica Anthony.
Reference
TGA 9015

120 objects in this collection

Title
One hundred and fifty four letters written by Forbes to his future wife Elizabeth Armstrong
Date
1876–[c.1916]
Description
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.
Reference
TGA 9015/2/2

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Stanhope Alexander Forbes, recipient: Elizabeth Forbes Letter from Stanhope Forbes to Elizabeth Armstrong, addressed Newlyn, Penzance

28 October 1887

Stanhope Alexander Forbes, recipient: Elizabeth Forbes Letter from Stanhope Forbes to Elizabeth Armstrong, addressed Newlyn, Penzance

2 November 1887

Stanhope Alexander Forbes, recipient: Elizabeth Forbes Letter from Stanhope Forbes to Elizabeth Armstrong

3 November 1887

Stanhope Alexander Forbes, recipient: Elizabeth Forbes Letter from Stanhope Forbes to Elizabeth Armstrong

4 November 1887

Stanhope Alexander Forbes, recipient: Elizabeth Forbes Letter from Stanhope Forbes to Elizabeth Armstrong, addressed Newlyn, Penzance

11 November 1887

Stanhope Alexander Forbes, recipient: Elizabeth Forbes Letter from Stanhope Forbes to Elizabeth Armstrong

17 November 1887

Stanhope Alexander Forbes, recipient: Elizabeth Forbes Letter from Stanhope Forbes to Elizabeth Armstrong

date not known

Stanhope Alexander Forbes, recipient: Elizabeth Forbes Letter from Stanhope Forbes to Elizabeth Armstrong, addressed Newlyn, Penzance

22 November 1887

Stanhope Alexander Forbes, recipient: Elizabeth Forbes Letter from Stanhope Forbes to Elizabeth Armstrong, addressed 11 Elgin Avenue

24 December 1887

Stanhope Alexander Forbes, recipient: Elizabeth Forbes Letter from Stanhope Forbes to Elizabeth Armstrong

[December 1887]

Stanhope Alexander Forbes, recipient: Elizabeth Forbes Letter from Stanhope Forbes to Elizabeth Armstrong

26 December 1887

Stanhope Alexander Forbes, recipient: Elizabeth Forbes Letter from Stanhope Forbes to Elizabeth Armstrong, addressed 11 Elgin Avenue, London

27 December 1887

Stanhope Alexander Forbes, recipient: Elizabeth Forbes Letter from Stanhope Forbes to Elizabeth Armstrong, addressed 11 Elgin Avenue, London

30 December 1887

Stanhope Alexander Forbes, recipient: Elizabeth Forbes Letter from Stanhope Forbes to Elizabeth Armstrong

6 January 1888

Stanhope Alexander Forbes, recipient: Elizabeth Forbes Two letters from Stanhope Forbes to Elizabeth Armstrong, Newlyn, Penzance

25 January 1888

Stanhope Alexander Forbes, recipient: Elizabeth Forbes Letter from Stanhope Forbes to Elizabeth Armstrong, 11 Elgin Avenue, London

30 March 1888

Stanhope Alexander Forbes, recipient: Elizabeth Forbes Letter from Stanhope Forbes to Elizabeth Armstrong, 11 Elgin Avenue, London

31 March 1888