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The harbour, Hong Kong. Photograph, 1981, from a negative by John Thomson, 1868/1871.

Thomson, J. 1837-1921.
Date
1981

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Description

Boats in the centre foreground. Looking towards the east with City Hall in the distant centre. Same point of view as Thomson's negative number 46. This view is similar to Thomson's negative number 43, taken either from a more distant point, or with a lens of lesser focal length. "Hong Kong" scratched on the negative

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

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 18717i



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