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

Biographical summary of this person
Full name
George Albert SMITH  F.R.A.S.
Gender
male
Relevance of this person
photographer and cinematographer; contributor to OMLJ, 1897
Main period of activity
1890s
Chronology
Date
Age
Event/activity
4 January 1864
born at
31 March 1901
37
census record
1901 Census of England and Wales, RG13/935.118.19
– occupation 'Lessee of Public Gardens'
2 April 1911
47
census record
1911 Census of England and Wales, RG14/5179.184
– occupation 'Technical Adviser to Natural Colour Cinematograph Co.'
1959
~94
archive entry
National Probate Calendar Index of Wills and Administrations, 1959 p.456
Texts linked to this person
Correspondence (published) (1)

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

References
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  6003212

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 10 March 2013

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