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China. Photograph by John Thomson, ca. 1870.

  • Thomson, J. (John), 1837-1921.
Date
1870
Reference
19446i
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Description

A boat in a stream with six people disembarking on to a stony shore. Hills in the background

Publication/Creation

1870

Physical description

1 photograph : glass photonegative, wet collodion : stereograph ; glass approximately 10.5 x 21.5 cm (4 x 8 in.)

Lettering

The Rapid or Kai (Suig ?) Boat ...

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: "599"

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 19446i

Languages

  • English

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