Pearl River, Kwangtung province, China. Photograph, 1981, from a negative by John Thomson, 1870.
- Thomson, J. (John), 1837-1921.
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Taken from a high vantage point on the left hand side. Many boats moored together in the centre of the river, at the right of the photograph
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North branch Pearl River Kwangtung China Bears Thomson's negative number: "295"
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
Wellcome Collection 18853i
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