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Frank, Ida and Sophia Webb: Letters on a Tour to Japan and Australia

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9275

Scope and Contents

Francis William John Webb (1873-1968) and his sisters Fanny Sophia Webb (1856-1909) and Ida Nicola Webb (1867-1947) made a tour to Japan and Australia in 1896-97. Letters of Frank, Ida and Sophia Webb to their mother and other family members, with a 'Prologue' and 'Epilogue' by Frank Webb's son Denis Webb, giving family biographical details and a summary of aspects of the tour, especially sea voyages.


  • Creation: 1896-1897

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1 envelope(s) (1 envelope)

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Presented by Denis Webb, 1994

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