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Scrapbook of photographs and ephemera by Astley Fellowes Terry, vol. 1, India, Burmah, Ceylon & Egypt , 1860-1864

MS. 23051 photogr. 49 / 1

Scrapbook of photographs and ephemera, assembled by Astley Fellowes Terry while serving in India. Features landscape views and portraits of the people of the Nilgiris hills in Tamil Nadu. Also includes collected ephemera, including playbills, telegrams, calling cards, receipts, and correspondence relating to his time in India.


  • Creation: 1860-1864


1 item

Language of Materials

  • English

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MS. 23051 photogr. 49 / 1

Former reference:

Wilson Centre Accession Number: 85:1966; Wilson Centre Accession Number 2: TC 222

Biographical / Historical

Astley Fellowes Terry was a Lieutenant and Adjutant of the 3rd battalion in India, later serving in the latter part of the Zulu War. He was later promoted to Lieutenant-Colonel and commanded the 4th Battalion for a short period from Oct 1885 to January 1886.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased at Phillips UK, 27/03/1985, lot 222

Physical Facet

Albumen prints from wet collodion plate negatives



Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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