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Kiukiang, Kiangsi province, China. Photograph, 1981, from a negative by John Thomson, ca. 1870.

Thomson, J. 1837-1921.
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1981
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Credit: Kiukiang, Kiangsi province, China. Photograph, 1981, from a negative by John Thomson, ca. 1870. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Public Domain Mark

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Description

A stone flagged path, in the centre foreground, a woman standing to the left. A tower in the distance at the right hand side. Similar to John Thomson, Illustrations of China, London, 1873-4, vol. III, pl. XV, fig. 29

Publication/Creation

1981

Physical description

1 photograph : photoprint : stereograph

Lettering

Kiukiang ruins inland, China. Tai-ping-Koong

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. 19411i

Lettering note

Bears Thomson's negative number: "581"



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