|Basic biographical summary of this person
|Full name||George Albert SMITH F.R.A.S.|
|Relevance of this person||photographer and cinematographer; contributor to OMLJ, 1897 |
|Main period of activity||1890s|
|4 January 1864||born at||London, England|
|1897-1901||resident||St Anne's Well and Garden, Furze Hill, Hove, Sussex (East), England|
|31 March 1901||37||census record||1901 Census of England and Wales, RG13/935.118.19|
– occupation 'Lessee of Public Gardens'
|1911||resident||Caburn House, 13 Caburn Road, Hove, Sussex (East), England|
|2 April 1911||47||census record||1911 Census of England and Wales, RG14/5179.184|
– occupation 'Technical Adviser to Natural Colour Cinematograph Co.'
|1959||resident||18 Chanctonbury Road, Hove, Sussex (East), England|
|1959||~94||archive entry||National Probate Calendar Index of Wills and Administrations, 1959 p.456|
|17 May 1959||95||died at||Brighton, Sussex (East), England|
|Texts linked to this person||Published 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. 6003212||Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 4 October 2016|
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