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John Clark Marshman
Title John Clark Marshman
Accession Number C1021
Museum Name Victoria Memorial Hall, Kolkata
Object Type Painting
Main Material
Medium Oil on Canvas
Main Artist 'Not known'
Provenance Mr. Reginald Marshman
Dimensions 35.5 x 20.4 cm
Brief Description John Clark Marshman, C. S. I. (1794-1877). One of the well-known group of missionaries at Serampur, Marshman became a busy journalist and writer of books. In conjunction with his father (Dr. Joshua Marshman) he started the Friend of India ; and after his retirement to England in 1852 he compiled, among other works, a history of India, which became very popular. A seated figure, with arms folded.  Face half turned to right.