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Shui-Kow, Fukien province, China. Photograph, 1981, from a negative by John Thomson, 1869.

  • Thomson, J. (John), 1837-1921.
Date
1981
Reference
19983i
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view Shui-Kow, Fukien province, China. Photograph, 1981, from a negative by John Thomson, 1869.

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Description

A man with a long pigtail, wearing a hat, standing beside a narrow channel of split bamboo with water running in it. In a valley with misty mountain slopes in the distance

Publication/Creation

1981

Physical description

1 photograph : photoprint

Lettering

Shui Kow, river Min. Chinese bamboo water pipes

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

Lettering note

Bears no Thomson number, now numbered [xiv]

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 19983i


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