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Photograph of George Bernard Shaw and Sir Robert Ho Tung, 4 July 1949 (photographic copy of original photograph)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/L8/50

Scope and Contents

A photographic copy of a photograph of George Bernard Shaw and Sir Robert Ho Tung (former Compradore of Jardine, Matheson & Co.) taken at Shaw's home, Shaw Corner, Ayot St Lawrence, Hertfordshire.


  • 4 July 1949 (photographic copy of original photograph)

Conditions Governing Access

Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at

Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers.

Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.


1 envelope(s) (1 envelope (1 photograph))

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

The photograph was received from Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, 22 March 2013. It was formerly the property of Alan Reid, who received it from A.C. Hutchison, Hong Kong, in 1977. A note on reverse of the photograph records that is was made from 'Recently found v. old plates'.

Related Materials

A reproduction of a photograph taken on the same occasion, accompanied by background information, can be found at


Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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