Mrs Florence Bushell (Biographical details)

Mrs Florence Bushell (Female; 1853 - 1930)

Also known as

Bushell, Florence; Bushell; Mathews, Florence Jane


On home leave from China in 1874 Stephen Wootton Bushell (q.v.) married Florence Jane Mathews. The couple returned to China (apart from periods of home leave) until he retired in 1898. She donated from his collection to the British Museum in 1909.


Nick Pearce, ‘Collecting, Connoisseurship and Commerce: An Examination of the Life and Career of Stephen Wootton Bushell (1844-1908)', "Transactions of the Oriental Ceramic Society", vol. 70, 2005-2006