BetaThis search tool is in development. Find out more.
Pictures

Foochow, Fukien province, China. Photograph, 1981, from a negative by John Thomson, 1870/1871.

Thomson, J. 1837-1921.
Date
1981

Available online

view Foochow, Fukien province, China. Photograph, 1981, from a negative by John Thomson, 1870/1871.

License

Public Domain Mark
You can use this work for any purpose without restriction under copyright law.
Public Domain Mark (PDM) terms and conditions https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/mark/1.0
Credit: Foochow, Fukien province, China. Photograph, 1981, from a negative by John Thomson, 1870/1871. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Public Domain Mark

Selected images from this work


About this work

Description

A rain-swept street of deserted shuttered houses, two figures sheltering on a porch at the extreme right hand side

Publication/Creation

1981

Physical description

1 photograph : photoprint : stereograph

Lettering

The lepar village Foochow China

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. 18927i

Lettering note

Bears Thomson's negative number: "335"



Permanent link


We’re improving the information on this page. Find out more.