REMINISCENCES OF INDIA
4 pairs Dean s field boots, rather large, as feet swell in
the tropics. 2 pairs ankle-boots.
2 pairs leather gaiters up to the knee ; 2 flints, and steel and tinder.
2 pairs easy slippers ; i pair stout ditto*
3 pairs of shoes with indiarubber soles.
i light waterproof-coat, leggings and cover for helmet. A large, long-handled umbrella for use in howdahs.
1 canvas hold-all, containing combs, tooth-brushes,
razors, a strop, soap, needles, thread, buttons, scissors, penknife, a knife with corkscrew. 12 towelsalarge ; 4 large Turkish towels for scrubbing after bathing.
2 pairs bathing-drawers.
12 napkins; 2 tablecloths.
1 Berthons collapsible indiarubber boat and oars. 6 inflated rubber supports for those unable to swim to
cross rivers. 200 yards of thin but very strong cord. 6 balls of twine.
4 waterproof sheets with eyelets, from 8 feet to 12 feet
Pack-thread and sail-maker's needles. Rockets and other fireworks.
A good magic-lantern with dissolving views to astonish natives.
If you can learn a few conjuring tricks so much the better.
A photographic apparatus and dry plates. Learn its
use thoroughly. A camera lucida for use, if unable to sketch from nature.use thoroughly. A camera lucida for use, if unable to sketch from nature.