Orient Paint, Colour and Varnish Co Property letters

Scope and Content

File of correspondence between John Swire & Sons and the Orient, Paint, Colour and Varnish Company relating to the construction of the new factory in Hong Kong. The letters cover aspects of the project such as: ancillary buildings; coal silo; estimated costs; plant machinery; inventories; plans; road access. Includes index


Chronological by sending office

Access Information

The item is currently on display in the Brunei Gallery


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Copyright is owned by John Swire & Sons, Ltd, 59 Buckingham Gate, London, SW1E 6AJ