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Peking, Pechili province, China. Photograph by John Thomson, 1869.

  • Thomson, J. (John), 1837-1921
Date
1869
Reference
19702i
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Description

Three men inspecting vases and boxes on the kerb-side outside a house. Another man, with a pipe, looks on from a window in the house. The same as Thomson's negative number 725a, probably one half of a stereo pair

Publication/Creation

1869

Physical description

1 photograph : glass photonegative, wet collodion

Lettering

Curio-dealers

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

Lettering note

Bears Thomson's negative number: "725"

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 19702i

Languages

  • English


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