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Baksa, Formosa [Taiwan]. Photograph, 1981, from a negative by John Thomson, 1871.

  • Thomson, J. (John), 1837-1921.
Date
1981
Reference
19823i
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Description

A woman shown half-length facing the left, against a plain background. The same woman as in Thomson's negative number 777 but in profile

Publication/Creation

1981

Physical description

1 photograph : photoprint

Lettering

Pepohoan female, Baksa, age 30 years

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

References note

R. Viénet, Formosa from the earth and from the air 1871-2006, Taiwan: Editions René Viénet, 2006, p. 117

Lettering note

Bears Thomson's negative number: "779"

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 19823i

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