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Reference MS.5853
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Level Item
Extent 95 items
Title Recipe Collection, 19th Century
Date c. 1820-1878
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Description Collection of culinary, household and medicinal remedies. The recipes were collected by Mrs M H Turnbull, who appears to have been in India in the 1820s, and later at Chobham Place, Surrey, and at Abingdon, Berks. A number of items relate to curry and chutney, and to the preservation of articles from white ants.
Acquisition Details Stevens' 3 March 1931, lot 409.
Accession Number acc. 83739
Digitised Yes
Access Status Open
Access Conditions The papers are available subject to the usual conditions of access to Archives and Manuscripts material. A digitised copy is available to view via the online catalogue on the Wellcome Library website.
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Language English
Finding Aids Database description taken from that in: Richard Palmer, Catalogue of Western Manuscripts in the Wellcome Library for the History & Understanding of Medicine: Western Manuscripts 5120-6244 (London: The Wellcome Library for the History & Understanding of Medicine, 1999).
Copies A digitised copy is held by the Wellcome Library as part of The Recipe books digitisation project. Microfilm reference: AMS/MF/160.
Relevant Publications Published (in microfilm form) in Women in Medicine: Remedy Books, 1533 - 1865, ed. Sara Pennell (Woodbridge, Connecticut: Primary Source Microfilm, 2004).
Subject Cooking

Formulas, recipes, etc.

Subject Insects
MaterialType Archives - Non-digital
System No. 850287b4-b77d-432c-99ae-395e25927231