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
Correspondence from Stanhope Forbes
Date
1876–[c.1916]
Description
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
Reference
TGA 9015/2

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

2 April 1888

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

6 April 1888

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

7 April 1888