Notebook of Alfred Wintle (Senior); 834

Name/Title

Notebook of Alfred Wintle (Senior)

About this object

A brown leather notebook with gold trim. Originally belonged to H Robinson. H Robinson was a Sub-Lieutenant in the British Army.
The first half of the notebook contains beautiful notes and drawings by H Robinson, possibly when he was in India. e.g. " How to prevent lions teeth cracking " and East Indian treatment of a splint"
Alfred Wintle (senior) became an 'Officer by Purchase' when his father, Joseph Wintle (born 1803) purchased the rank for his son for the sum of ₤430 in 1857.
On the front page of the notebook the names H Robinson, 43rd, and A Wintle, 15th, are written.
The second part of the notebook was written by Alfred Wintle (Srn) Entries include yeast recipes, tooth powder recipes, breaking in draught horses and other farming practises.

Measurements

L 18 cm W 11.5 cm Depth 2.5 cm

Object number

834

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