At the 55th Annual Exhibition of the RCPS in Falmouth, this photographic artist received the first Silver Medal ever awarded, for his untouched portrait of the Hon Fred Tollemache.
RCPS Sep 1887 (Silver Medal First Class, Photography)
Hardie (2009) Artists in Newlyn and West Cornwall (p317)
RCPS Annual Report 1888
Thomas Views and Likenesses
Photographic News: http://www.vam.ac.uk/vastatic/microsites/1158_lafayette/back_medals.php;