Roger Charles Tichbourne (1829-1854)

The London Stereoscopic and Photographic Company, London
National Trust Inventory Number 926462.52

Category Photographs
Date Unknown
Materials Paper
Place of origin
Collection Melford Hall, Suffolk (Accredited Museum)
Not on show

Summary description

Photograph, Roger Charles Tichbourne (1829-1854) by The London Stereoscopic and Photographic Company, London. Black and white photograph of a man in hat. 'Roger Charles Tichbourne, alleged to have been lost in the Bolia'. Mounted on card. Photographer The London Stereoscopic and Photographic Comapny, 110 and 108 Regent Street. In brown envelope marked 'Photographs'. On 20 April 1854, Roger sailed from Rio Janeiro aboard the ship Bella bound for New York. He was put aboard her by a gentleman who would later be called as a witness by the government. A letter written by Roger just before his embarkation showed his intention at the time to extend his stay abroad for another two or three years. Some four or five days after the Bella sailed, her longboat was found adrift, and she was never heard of again

Makers and roles

The London Stereoscopic and Photographic Company, London , photographer

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