Canton, Kwangtung province, China. Photograph by John Thomson, 1869.
- Thomson, J. 1837-1921.
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An old woman, holding a fan, with a baby on her back
Canton Boat woman
1 photograph : glass photonegative, wet collodion
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
John Thomson, Illustrations of China and its people, London, 1873-4, vol. I, pl. VII, "A Canton boat woman and child"
Wellcome Library no. 19612i