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Yangtze river, China. Photograph by John Thomson, 1871.

  • Thomson, J. (John), 1837-1921.
Date
1871
Reference
19896i
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Description

The interior of a cabin with three European men sitting around a table, one of them John Thomson. Binoculars on the table, an issue of Harper's Weekly in the foreground, Appleton's Journal on the wall behind. Two Winchester rifles hanging from the ceiling, another leaning by the window on the right. The same setting and the same men as in Thomson's negative number 816, but the men are in different poses

Publication/Creation

1871

Physical description

1 photograph : glass photonegative, wet collodion : stereograph

Lettering

Interior of upper (Yangtze ?) boat house

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: "815"

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 19896i

Languages

  • English

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