What: An illuminated manuscript page
Where: King’s Own Royal Regiment Museum, Market Square, Lancaster, LA1 1HT
The catalogue entry has a picture and reads: “Brought back from Abyssinia by General Sir E R P Woodgate.”
Accession Number: KO LIB 136/2.
What: “Two Fragments of a MS. Abyssinian Charm, on vellum, with rude illustrations”
One of 21 artefacts from the Abyssinian expedition put on show at the National Exhibition of Works of Art in Leeds in 1868
According to the exhibition’s catalogue, it was lent by a Mr E. Smart. There are no details on what happened to it after the show closed in October that year.
National Exhibition of Works of Art, at Leeds, 1868 : official catalogue