A selection of commercial photographs, showing Japanese scenic views, gardens, costumes, traditions and everyday life. Includes ceremonies, priests, samurais, actors, people of various professions, unnamed persons, dancers, rituals like hara-kiri,…
An original convict manuscript record written for Robert Dane (b. 1820). He was court martialled and convicted of mutinous conduct whilst serving as a soldier on 11 March 1840. Transported for life, he left Dublin on 16 December, 1840 on the convict…
Notes: Holograph, unsigned.
Integral address leaf, postmarks, seal, seal tear.
Previously in the collection of bookseller Lionel Robinson (d. 1983)
Not in "The Correspondence", ed. Sir Harold Williams.
Journal of a young girl's voyage on a Mediterranean cruise of the S.S. Aquitania (Cunard White Star Line), most likely written as a school project in the United States. The journal describes leaving New York, some of the journey,