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Inscribed in pencil verso, "Macau sketched Dec 1898".
Major Jeffries, F.V. was a Royal Engineer and an amateur artist. His wife was an accomplished botanical artist. They were living in Hong Kong 1898 - 1900. He painted a series of watercours while he was based in Hong and the New Territories. He was with the 4th Balloon Section of the Royal Engineers.