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Kwangtung province, China. Photograph, 1981, from a negative by John Thomson, 1870.

Thomson, J. 1837-1921.
Date
1981

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Description

View of plain and mountains, with machicolated masonry wall in the foreground. Another wall below, with a tiled roof, buildings in the far distance on the plain

Publication/Creation

1981

Physical description

1 photograph : photoprint

Lettering

Interior Kwangtung

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. 18883i


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