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A private cart, Peking, 1890

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302E/11

Scope and Contents

Showing a European woman climbing into a small covered cart, with the driver standing beside the horse. The pencilled caption on the negative wrapper reads The lady-friend of Sir Robert Hart starting for a drive in Peking. Sir Robert Hart (1835-1911) was Inspector-General of Chinese Customs 1863-1908.

Dates

  • 1890

Conditions Governing Access

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Language of Materials

English

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition, apart from slight yellowing.

Bibliography

Reproduced in: Norman, Henry (1895). The people and politics of the Far East, London : T.F. Unwin, p. 236.

General

PJ.

Date information

DateText: The date is approximate..

Finding aid date

2002-07-04 15:37:50+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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