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Foochow, Fukien province, China. Photograph, 1981, from a negative by John Thomson, 1870/1871.

Thomson, J. 1837-1921.
Date
1981

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Credit: Foochow, Fukien province, China. Photograph, 1981, from a negative by John Thomson, 1870/1871. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Public Domain Mark

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Description

Small structure with an elaborate door, to left hand side on a wooded hill in the shade of trees. Sunshine on rooftops in the distance. The same place as Thomson's negative number 541 [?]

Publication/Creation

1981

Physical description

1 photograph : photoprint : stereograph

Lettering

Wayside shrine, Foochow

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

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 18945i

Lettering note

Bears Thomson's negative number: "345"



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