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Amoy, Fukien province, China. Photograph, 1981, from a negative by John Thomson, 1869.

  • Thomson, J. (John), 1837-1921.
Date
1981
Reference
19745i
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Description

Two young men and a girl standing in the doorway of a brick building. Large baulks of wood on the left hand side

Publication/Creation

1981

Physical description

1 photograph : photoprint : stereograph

Lettering

Natives of Amoy 1871, Swatow natives, China

Notes

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

References note

John Thomson, Illustrations of China and its people, London, 1873-4, vol II pl. XIV fig. 40 "Amoy men"

Lettering note

Bears Thomson's negative number: "743"

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 19745i


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