The first of this cased pair of elegant volumes is devoted to Olivia Raffles (1771-1814) the first wife of Sir Stamford Raffles (1781-1826), and the second to his second wife Sophia (1786-1858) who wrote the first published account of her husband's life and achievements. Each volume includes colour and black and white illustrations and engravings, and also newly researched information about the two ladies and their husband. There are illuminating sidelights onto life styles of the time and onto the character and family life of the "Founder" of the modern Singapore. With separate bibliographies.

The Wives of Stamford Raffles: Olivia Marianne Raffles & Sophia Raffles

SKU: 033257
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  • Authors

    Bastin, John
  • Extent

    127 & 159
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  • Year

  • Publisher

    Landmark Books

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