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Lowder, Julia Maria, 1840-1919 (née Brown, wife of John Frederic Lowder)



Julia Maria was born on 18 February 1840, the eldest daughter of the American missionary, the Rev. Samuel Brown. She became a competent amateur photographer. In August 1862 she married John Frederic Lowder (1843-1902), a consular official with the British Delegation in Japan. She died on 18 August 1919 in Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan.

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LOWDER, Julia Maria, 1891-1893

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10286/1/47
Scope and Contents

Single letter from Julia Lowder (sent from Yokohama, Japan) to Ida Darwin dated 29 May 1893 noting receipt of a money order and briefly commenting on the success or failure of flowering plants. Also contains invoices and related correspondence concerning import of bulbs from Japan during 1891-1893.

Dates: 1891-1893
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