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Tientsin, Pechili province, China. Photograph by John Thomson, ca. 1870.

Thomson, J. 1837-1921.
Date
1870
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Description

Flooded fields with tall plants growing in the foreground. Buildings and the masts of ships visible in the background. A man sitting on a bank at the left

Publication/Creation

1870

Physical description

1 photograph : glass photonegative, wet collodion ; glass approximately 20.5 x 25.5 cm (8 x 10 in.)

Lettering

Flood N. China

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
This item is fragile and needs to be viewed in Conservation by appointment. If you would like to view this item please contact library@wellcome well in advance of your visit.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 19372i

Lettering note

Bears Thomson's negative number: "561"

Languages

  • English


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