was assistant to Ivan Szabo until 1858.
PSS Exhibition, Dec 1858
Farmer exhibited 4 portraits in the
3rd PSS Exhibition which
opened in December 1858. He wrote:
you may not think the pictures unworthy of a pupil of Sjabo’s."
of these portraits was of Ivan Szabo. The press wrote:
exhibited a portrait of Ivan Szabo, so well executed we took it at first to be a
production of that master, himself."
[Evening News: 24 February 1859]
as a professional photographer from 1859 to 1861.