David Binnie: World tour diaries and photographs

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

MSS.Add.8558-8559: Diaries

Tour diaries for the years 1873 and 1874. At the back of the first volume are notes on foreign currency and a table of the distances travelled between places by water or land. This volume also contains several loose pencil sketches.

MS.Add.8660: Photographs

An album of black and white photographs of people and places encountered during the world tour.

Administrative / Biographical History

David Carr Binnie carried out a world tour during 1873-1874, visiting the United States, Jamaica, Canada, Japan, China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, India, Sri Lanka, Australia, Aden, Egypt, Italy and France.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Presented by Miss M.C. Binnie and Mr A.R. Binnie, 1985.

Note

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Other Finding Aids

None.