Delegates from the 1883 Fisheries Exhibition

Photograph: August 31, 1883. Marsh Brothers, Photographers, Henley. 

Copyright - Photo: National Archives - COPY 1/366/26

Copyright - Drawing: T. Fedak 2019.

In 1883, Dr. David Honeyman was a delegate at the Great Fisheries Exhibition in London. Honeyman wrote about an excursion he participated in during the Exhibition, a river-boat trip up the Thames to visit Cliveden, and described this photograph being taken.

Two gentlemen appear and politely request us to arrange ourselves in a group beside our launch. Here we are English, Scotch, Irish, Russian, Austrian, French, German, Dutch, American, Australian, Canadian, Swedish, Norwegian, Chinese and Japanese, &c. Being brought to order, a photographer points towards us his Camera.”  (Honeyman, Giants and Pigmies, 1887, pgs. 57-58).

 

Help us to identify the unknown members in the photograph.

If you recognize one of these historical people, please send an email with the number, name and link for more information to tim.fedak@novascotia.ca

 

Helpful Resources:

The names of international delegates attending the Fisheries Exhibition were listed by Country in the Official Catalogue

 

Names of Delegates

  1. - To Be Determined
  2. Sir Philip Cunliffe-Owen, Director of South Kensington Museum, London
  3. - TBD
  4. - TBD
  5. William Davies, Natural History Museum 
  6. - TBD
  7. - Darcy Wentworth Thompson, University College Dundee. Note 1.
  8. - Edward Birkbeck, MP. Note 2.
  9. - TBD
  10. William Knox D’Arcy – Principle founder of Petroleum Industry
  11. - TBD
  12. - Anton Dohrn, Naples. Note 2.
  13. - Frederik Adam Smitt, Swedish Natural History Museum. Note 2.
  14. - TBD
  15. - Edward Pierson Ramsay, Curator at Australian Museum. Note 2.
  16. - Francis Day, Fisheries of India. Note 2.
  17. - TBD
  18. - TBD
  19. - TBD
  20. - Sir James Maitland, Howietoun Fisheries. Note 2.
  21. - TBD
  22. - Sir Thomas Francis Brady, Inspector of Irish Fisheries 
  23. Linley Sambourne, Artist, Punch Magazine.
  24. - TBD
  25. - Arthur Diósy, Founder of Japan Society
  26. - Shosaka Sato, Sapporo Agricultural College. Note 1.
  27. - TBD
  28. George Brown Goode – Smithsonian Institution
  29. - TBD
  30. - TBD
  31. - TBD
  32. - TBD
  33. Samuel Wilmot – Pisiculturist, politician
  34. Dr. David Honeyman, Nova Scotia Museum
  35. Daniel Christian Bonaventura Howitz
  36. - Edward Ernest Prince, St. Andrews. Note 1.
  37. Sir Edwin Ray Lankester, British Zoologist
  38. - TBD
  39. - TBD
  40. William Carmichael M'Intosh, St. Andrews Biological Laboratory, Scotland. Note 1.
  41. - TBD
  42. - TBD
  43. - TBD

 

Note 1: Identification provided by Dr. Jennifer Hubbard, Ryerson University

Note 2: Identification provided by Dr. William Knight, Curator at Ingenium, Ottawa.