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Formosa [Taiwan]. Photograph by John Thomson, 1871.

Thomson, J. 1837-1921.
Date
1871


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Description

A boat, with sail raised, close in to the shore

Publication/Creation

1871.

Physical description

1 photograph : glass photonegative, wet collodion

Lettering

Bamboo boat Formosa surf-boat with tub for passengers

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
This item is fragile and needs to be viewed in Conservation by appointment. If you would like to view this item please contact library@wellcome well in advance of your visit.

Publications note

R. Viénet, Formosa from the earth and from the air 1871-2006, Taiwan: Editions René Viénet, 2006, p. 59

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 19114i

Lettering note

Bears Thomson's negative number: "431"

Languages

  • English

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