Photograph (Albumen Print, Carte de Visite) of David Forbes, by J. John[?son], 1860s
|Inventory Number:|| 46725|
|Object Type:|| |
J. John[?son] (Photographer)|
David Forbes (Subject)
|Brief Description:||Carte de visite (albumen print mounted on card) of David Forbes, nearly half length, turned and facing left; vignetted. The card is cut away at the bottom edge, losing part of the photographer's printed details in a scroll. A New Street address suggests Birmingham, but the name is quite common of course.|
David Forbes (1828-1876) was a mining engineer and consultant and a geologist and metallurgist, who had travelled extensively but lived in London from 1866.
|Primary Inscriptions:||Printed photographer's details (partly trimmed away) on front of mount (only): 'J. John[...] Photor- 112 New St[...]'.
Identifying inscription on back [in Richard Inwards's hand].|
|Provenance:||Presented by the Executors of G. H. Gabb in 1949. From the collection of Richard Inwards.|
|Collection Group:||Gabb Collection|