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    Memo written by the Royal Librarian John H Glover relating to photographs of Canton

    Oct 1858

    Handwritten note | 11.0 x 19.8 cm (image) | RCIN 2947929

    Memo written by the Royal Librarian John H Glover which accompanies a set of photographs of Canton with RCINs 2934996-2935002 and a handwritten list of the photographs RCIN 2947928. The memo reads - 'Memororandum. Windsor Castle Aug 10/58. Recd. Seven [7] Photographic Views of Canton taken by Corporal Wotherspoon & marked no. 12,13,14,15,16,17,18. The other numbers mentioned on the list which accompanied the above, have not been received by me. JH Glover'
    • Creator(s)

      John Hulbert Glover (d. 1860) (author)

    • 11.0 x 19.8 cm (image)

    • Written by the Royal Librarian John H Glover at Windsor Castle, October 1858

    • Subject(s)
      • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
        • Photography
          • Photographs