Record Detail

EBC 71931


Specimen Notes:
  • In 1929, Colonel Sinclair donated to Kew an exquisite lacquered writing desk made of the wood of Gluta renghas. It is possible that the desk might have been a gift from Edina Constance van Dort, with whom Sinclair might have been acquainted while he was in Malaya .
  • Record posted on March 25, 2009 and last updated March 25, 2009