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Hanyung, Hupeh province, China. Photograph, 1981, from a negative by John Thomson, ca. 1870.

Thomson, J. 1837-1921.
Date
1981

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Description

A meandering river in the foreground

Lettering

China, (Hanyun ?)

Publication/Creation

1981

Physical description

1 photograph : photoprint

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

Publications note

John Thomson, Illustrations of China and its people, London, 1873-4, vol. II pl XVI, fig. 30, "Honkow (Native Town), (reversed) to check

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 19399i



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