Person record: SMITH, G. Albert, F.R.A.S.  (1864-1959)

Basic biographical summary of this person
Full nameGeorge Albert SMITH  F.R.A.S.
Relevance of this personphotographer and cinematographer; contributor to OMLJ, 1897 
Main period of activity1890s
4 January 1864born atLondon, England
1897-1901residentSt Anne's Well and Garden, Furze Hill, Hove, Sussex (East), England
31 March 190137census record1901 Census of England and Wales, RG13/935.118.19
– occupation 'Lessee of Public Gardens'
1911residentCaburn House, 13 Caburn Road, Hove, Sussex (East), England
2 April 191147census record1911 Census of England and Wales, RG14/5179.184
– occupation 'Technical Adviser to Natural Colour Cinematograph Co.'
1959resident18 Chanctonbury Road, Hove, Sussex (East), England
1959~94archive entryNational Probate Calendar Index of Wills and Administrations, 1959 p.456
17 May 195995died atBrighton, Sussex (East), England
Texts linked to this personPublished correspondence (1)

Alfred Meager, Riley Brothers and G. Albert Smith, Correspondence in OMLJ 8.103 (December 1897)  –  'Life of a cinematographic film'

(* = main subject)

* Stephen Herbert and Luke McKernan (editors), Who's who of Victorian cinema: a worldwide survey (London: British Film Institute, 1996), pp. 135-137

David Robinson, Stephen Herbert and Richard Crangle (editors), Encyclopaedia of the magic lantern (London: Magic Lantern Society, 2001), p. 286

Notes in OMLJ 8.98 (July 1897)
  –  new darkroom for animated photographs

Lucerna ID no. 6003212Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 4 October 2016