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Swatow, Kwangtung province, China. Photograph, 1981, from a negative by John Thomson, 1871.

Thomson, J. 1837-1921.
Date
1981

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Credit: Swatow, Kwangtung province, China. Photograph, 1981, from a negative by John Thomson, 1871. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)


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Description

A large Colonial house with a verandah and double stair to the lawn on the landward side. A flagpole on the seaward side

Lettering

Swatow, China

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

Publications note

John Thomson, Illustrations of China and its people, London, 1873-4, vol. 2, pl. VI, fig. 17, "Swatow foreign settlement... taken from the heights above the residence of Messrs. Richardson & Co."

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 19361i



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