Scidmore: Westward to the Far East

Eliza Ruhamah Scidmore: Westward to the Far East. A Guide to the Principal Cities of China and Japan with a Note on Korea. (Eighth edition; [Montreal] printed for the Canadian Pacific Railway Company 1900)

Eliza Ruhamah Scidmore (1856–1928) was an American writer, photographer and geographer. She traveled the Far East accompanying her brother George Hawthoren Scidmore, a career diplomat serving in the Far East. Scidmore joined the National Geographic Society in the 1890s and later bekame the frist female board member of the National Geographic Society.

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