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

Thomson, J. 1837-1921.
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1981
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Description

River with cultivated ground in the foreground. An island in the centre, boats moored. Some large urns and stones at lower left. Two figures on a path at the left by some trees

Publication/Creation

1981

Physical description

1 photograph : photoprint

Lettering

Near Kowloon opposite Hong Kong

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. 18889i

Lettering note

Bears Thomson's negative number: "315"



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