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Given by Mrs. Antonia Hutchinson.

  1. Two volumes of an illustrated diary of a voyage to Ceylon entitled ‘A Sea Pie’. The diary was kept by Mrs Hutchinson’s grandmother’s uncle Charles Augustus Whitehouse Campbell and describes a journey from Liverpool to Colombo in the brig ‘Medina’ which took place between July and November 1842. The diary gives details of life on board, turning to longer internal and personal reflections as the voyage goes on.
  2. 46 Indian paintings, gouache on mica made from talcum. These paintings are of the ‘Indian types’ tradition, but also a series showing entertainers and musicians as well as tradesmen at work.
  3. 2 water-colours
  4. 6 paintings, gouache on pipal leaves.