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
- Correspondence from Stanhope Forbes
- Letters from Forbes written to his mother, his wife Elizabeth Forbes (née Armstrong) and their son Alec Forbes. Regarding the production, exhibition and sale of paintings by Forbes and his life in Ireland, France and Newlyn. Also discusses the art work of Elizabeth Forbes and information about his son Alec Forbes, his parents and friends and family
- TGA 9015/2