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Murphy, Charles T., Mrs.

This collection consists of postcards from around the world. Subjects include landscapes, buildings, churches and religious shrines, works of art, and people. Countries represented in the collection include: Austria, Burma (Myanmar), Canada, Ceylon (Sri Lanka), China, Egypt, England, France, Holland, India, Italy, Japan, Norway, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Tibet, United States. The prints focus on the architecture of China, particular Beijing and Peking, including the Summer Palace and other temples.

Ferguson, Duncan

Duncan Ferguson was a New York City-based sculptor and the husband of Alice Decker. Many of the photographs were taken in China, as his father, John Calvin Ferguson, was the founder and president of Nanking University and an advisor to the Chinese Government. Mary Ferguson, whose papers are held at the Rockefeller Archive Center, was his sister.