Amoy, Fukien province, China. Photograph, 1981, from a negative by John Thomson, 1869.
- Thomson, J. 1837-1921.
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Two young men and a girl standing in the doorway of a brick building. Large baulks of wood on the left hand side
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Natives of Amoy 1871, Swatow natives, China
This is one of a collection of same-size contact prints made, in 1981, from John Thomson's original negatives. The glass negatives, made between 1868 and 1872, were purchased from Thomson by Sir Henry Wellcome in 1921 and are now in the Wellcome Institute Library
John Thomson, Illustrations of China and its people, London, 1873-4, vol II pl. XIV fig. 40 "Amoy men"
Wellcome Library no. 19745i
Bears Thomson's negative number: "743"