JAMES PERKINS STURGIS
While in Macao, Sarah stayed at the home of Mrs. Sturgis and describes the beautiful gardens.
Most likely, Mrs. Sturgis’ husband was the late James Perkins Sturgis, who lived in Macao from 1809 to 1851.
While there he sat for his portrait with the famous artist George Chinnery.
He was known for his beautiful gardens.
James Perkins Sturgis died in 1851 on a voyage back to the United States.