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

Thomson, J. 1837-1921.
Date
1871


About this work

Description

A wide river valley with a shallow stream. Two figures, possibly the same pair as in Thomson's negative number 414, standing beside the water, one fishing with a spear

Publication/Creation

1871.

Physical description

1 photograph : glass photonegative, wet collodion ; glass approximately 25.5 x 30.5 cm (10 x 12 in.)

Lettering

Lan-long valley, Formosa, 1871

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. 157

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 19082i

Lettering note

Bears Thomson's negative number: "415"

Languages

  • English

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