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Major-General James MacDonald Vanity Fair Print 1876


Scottish engineer, explorer and cartographer

Younghusband's Expedition

Younghusband’s Expedition



Major-General James MacDonald Vanity Fair Print 1876

Original Vanity Fair Print Lithograph with the caption at the bottom of the print: Jim

Published: 01-Apr-1876 Signed by: JTJ, James Tissot . Dimensions approximately 26cm x 38cm.

He was a Scottish engineer, explorer and cartographer. He served as a British Army engineer, rose to the rank of Brigadier-General and was knighted. A balloon observer as a young man, he surveyed for railways in India and East Africa, explored the upper Nile region, commanded balloon sections during wars in South Africa and China and led a major expedition into Tibet in 1903–1904 supporting  and later leading Younghusband’s Expedition

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