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Diary and Letter by Robert Barnfield on a voyage from London to Auckland on board the clipper ship NORTHUMBERLAND


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Description Diary and letter describing a voyage by Robert Barnfield from London to Auckland, New Zealand on board the clipper ship Northumberland operated by Shaw, Savill and Albion Compand Ltd. Diary contains a plan `New Zealand Passengers Line of Packets: Plan of the Saloon Accomodation of the Magnificent Clipper Ship Northumberland, 2170 Tons Register'. Contains numerous pencil sketches of the ship, ship personnel and places visited including a self portrait on first page.
Date made 1883-1884

Finding Reference JOD/271
Catalogue section Manuscript volumes acquired singly by the Museum
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Extent 1 volume, 1 letter
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