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Notebook

Date
1862-1888
Reference
MS.5875
Part of
Gray, John Temperley (1835-1892), P.&O. Company ship's surgeon
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About this work

Description

Notebook containing notes and observations on natural history, meteorology, astronomy, local customs etc., made in India and on various ships between England and the Far East.

Included are water colours and sketches of birds, snakes and other creatures; hats worn by the Parsee community in Bombay; a musical transcription of a song heard from the dock workers at an Indian port; and the fin of a flying fish, pasted to the page.

Publication/Creation

1862-1888

Physical description

1 volume 1 volume: 180 × 115 mm., 70 ff. (34-44 blank).

Finding aids

Database description transcribed from Richard Palmer, Catalogue of Western Manuscripts in the Wellcome Library for the History & Understanding of Medicine: Western Manuscripts 5120-6244 (London: The Wellcome Library for the History & Understanding of Medicine, 1999).

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