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Major RHW Hingston Collection: Home

About the Collection

Collection Ref.:              BL/VC/RGWH
Title:                             Major RHW Hingston Collection 
Dates:                             [1913-1930]
Level of description:     Item
Extent:                           67 photographs and postcards
Administrative History:
The collection was purchased at auction on behalf of the archive by Mr Cronan O'Diobhlin, Head of Research Collections. 
Biographical History:
Major Richard William George Hingston MC FRGS (17 January 1887 – 5 August 1966) was an Irish physician, explorer and naturalist who worked in India with the Indian Medical Service. 


This collection consists of postcards and photographs taken during Hingston's deployment on the Indian Sub-Contenient, and during his role as the Expedition Doctor to the 1924 Mount Everest Expedition.

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Finding Aid: Descriptive list (see separate tab above, next to 'Home' tab)

Additional Collection Information

Language: English

Copyright: UCC Library. 

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