George Samuel Isaacs (Biographical details)

George Samuel Isaacs (author/poet; collector; British; Australian; Male; 1825 - 1876)

Also known as

Isaacs, George Samuel

Biography

Collector of jewellery and medieval art. Prior to moving to Adelaide, Australia in 1850 sold a head reliquary of St Eustace to William Forrest (q.v.), which was acquired by the Museum in the same year, and his collection of rings and brooches went to Thomas Crofton Croker. Croker passed this collection on to Lord Londesborough (q.v.) and it is published in the Londesborough catalogue of 1853. Some items entered the Museum with the Franks bequest. Also an author who wrote under the pseudonym 'A. Pendragon'.