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Chinese material, 1859

 Series — Container: CLX-A-351
Identifier: Coll-1835/21

Scope and Contents

Correspondence in Chinese and in English, and coloured sketch of the Porcelain Tower in Nanking. There is little information on the origin and context of the documents. One of the letters has the following annotation: 'Letter to Rt from Dong - a chinese baptised ... from Ninqho who visited Edinburgh along with Dr McGowan in Oct Nov and Dec 1859 signed (Dong Patzai) translated by Dr McGowan'.


  • Creation: 1859

Language of Materials

English and Chinese

Conditions Governing Access

Open, but please contact the repository in advance.


1 folder


Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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