Roger Soame Jenyns (1904–1976), who usually wrote his name simply asSoame Jenyns was a British art historian, known as an expert on East Asian ceramics. Roger Soame Jenyns was educated at Eton and at Magdalene College of Cambridge University. In 1926 he joined the Hong Kong Civil Service.In Hong Kong, he became one of the valuable contributors to the newly established journal, The Hong Kong Naturalist. His articles would often touch on the cultural role of South China's animals and plants.

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  • Roger Soame Jenyns (1904–1976), who usually wrote his name simply asSoame Jenyns was a British art historian, known as an expert on East Asian ceramics. Roger Soame Jenyns was educated at Eton and at Magdalene College of Cambridge University. In 1926 he joined the Hong Kong Civil Service.In Hong Kong, he became one of the valuable contributors to the newly established journal, The Hong Kong Naturalist. His articles would often touch on the cultural role of South China's animals and plants. In 1931, Jenyns left Hong Kong for England, to take up a job at the British Museum, where he served as the Assistant Keeper of Oriental Antiquities until 1967.In 1935 he published a well-received book on Chinese painting; later on, he authored several books on Chinese ceramics and jades in which he described many items from the museum's collection. In 1936, Roger Soame Jenyns inherited the Bottisham Hall estate, which two centuries earlier had been owned by his remote relative, the writer and politician Soame Jenyns. (en)
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  • Roger Soame Jenyns (1904–1976), who usually wrote his name simply asSoame Jenyns was a British art historian, known as an expert on East Asian ceramics. Roger Soame Jenyns was educated at Eton and at Magdalene College of Cambridge University. In 1926 he joined the Hong Kong Civil Service.In Hong Kong, he became one of the valuable contributors to the newly established journal, The Hong Kong Naturalist. His articles would often touch on the cultural role of South China's animals and plants. (en)
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