Amoy, Fukien province, China. Photograph, 1981, from a negative by John Thomson, 1870/1871.
- Thomson, J. 1837-1921.
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A brick and wood building on a stone embankment. A man sitting on a balustrade, washing hanging on a line stretched between the building and a ladder. A gateway low down to the left hand side with Chinese characters incised on the lintel. Mountains in the background, trees either side
White Stag ... cave monastery Amoy China
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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
Wellcome Library no. 18947i