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Collinson, Thomas Bernard, 1822-1902

Lieutenant, Royal Engineers who was sent to Wanganui in 1846 to supervise the building of a stockade. Trained at the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich and was first commissioned in 1838. Rose to rank of Major-General and retired in 1873. Made a large collection of drawings of Hong Kong and its surroundings, New South Wales and Tasmania, and Auckland, Wellington and Wanganui. He was the brother of Rear-Admiral Richard Collinson

Collingwood, C (Lieutenant), active 1840s

Probably a member of the Royal Engineers in Hong Kong with Thomas Bernard Collinson in 1843. Collinson refers to him as Lieutenant Collingwood, R.E. and as Lieutenant Collingwood M.A. Collingwood did several of the sketches of Hong Kong, Amoy and Canton, south China, in Collinson's account of his period in the area 1842-1846.

White, Frederick John, active 1837-1848

A soldier (Lieutenant) with the Royal Marines, serving in Spain from 1837 to 1839, on the China expedition from Feb., 1840, serving in Hong Kong and Amoy, then moving on with the Marines to New Zealand, to serve in Wellington in 1848. He was also a painter in watercolours and several of his paintings are among the sketches of Thomas Bernard Collinson (q.v.).