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Macao, Kwangtung province, China. Photograph, 1981, from a negative by John Thomson, 1870.

Thomson, J. 1837-1921.
Date
1981

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Credit: Macao, Kwangtung province, China. Photograph, 1981, from a negative by John Thomson, 1870. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Public Domain Mark

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Description

The preserved façade of an otherwise ruined church, with a flight of steps leading up to it. Another building to the right. A person standing at ground level, two more on the steps. The image is indistinct

Publication/Creation

1981

Physical description

1 photograph : photoprint

Lettering

Ruin of church, Macao, China, 1872

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. 18837i



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