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Canton, Kwangtung province, China. Photograph by John Thomson, 1869.

Thomson, J. 1837-1921.
Date
1869

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Description

An old woman, holding a fan, with a baby on her back

Lettering

Canton Boat woman

Publication/Creation

1869

Physical description

1 photograph : glass photonegative, wet collodion

Notes

This is one of a collection of original glass negatives made by John Thomson. The negatives, made between 1868 and 1872, were purchased from Thomson by Sir Henry Wellcome in 1921

Publications note

John Thomson, Illustrations of China and its people, London, 1873-4, vol. I, pl. VII, "A Canton boat woman and child"

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 19612i

Language

  • English


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