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The harbour, Hong Kong. Photograph, 1981, from a negative by John Thomson, 1868/1871.

  • Thomson, J. (John), 1837-1921.
Date
1981
Reference
18739i
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Description

Distant view of the harbour from the hills. Looking along a river bed, with laundry drying on rocks on the bank in the foreground

Publication/Creation

1981

Physical description

1 photograph : photoprint

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

Lettering note

Bears Thomson's negative number: "57"

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 18739i


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