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Colquhoun's Expedition through Southern China to Burmah, 1882

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 9/11

Scope and Contents

'Colquhoun's Expedition through Southern China to Burmah, Sketch of Proposed Route': a map, commentary and title panel by Charles Wahab, mounted on one sheet and labelled 'Copy for Sir Henry Parkes. 9 January 1882' and 'Please return A.R.C. [Archibald Ross Colquhoun] 1.2.82'. The map shows Colquhoun's proposed route, along with those of William John Gill (1879), the Revd James McCarthy (1878), Augustus Raymond Margary (1875), Jean Dupuis (1869), Marie Joseph Fran├žois Garnier (1868) and (Alexander?) McLeod (1836).


  • Creation: 1882


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