Contains approximately 108 carte-de-visites, 16 full plate photographs and 4 small drawings. As well as portraits, there are some landscapes, buildings and a few railway locomotives. People include Charles Kingsley and T. H. Huxley (in a composite), Gustav Uggla of Sweden, Miss Ade Brown of Providence RI, and Mrs. Davis (Samuel Barton Worthington’s wife was née Davis). One of the landscapes may represent the walking tour described in 4/2 above, and there are photographs of the Britannia Bridge, the Menai Straits and several street scenes of Manchester, where Samuel Barton Worthington’s father Thomas had a warehouse and where the family were brought up. The following items were found inside the front cover: Silhouette of W. L. B. [Barton?], Putney Fair, June 30th 1846 (Samuel Worthington Barton’s mother was Susanna, née Barton) Unmarked silhouette of a man in a top hat Electric Locomotives, paper read by Edgar Worthington on 23 November 1895 Memoir of Samuel Barton Worthington M. Inst. C. E. (extracted from the Minutes of Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers Vol. cc, Session 1914-1915, Part ii (2 copies, one marked “E. Barton Worthington” on the cover) Memoir of the late Samuel Barton Worthington (extracted from the Proceedings of the Institution Mechanical Engineers, June 1915) Engraving of J. F. Moors no date

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