Baksa, Formosa [Taiwan]. Photograph, 1981, from a negative by John Thomson, 1871.
- Thomson, J. 1837-1921.
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A Pepohoan girl, wearing coarse woven garments, standing in a garden with a stone wall and thatched roof in the background
Gochi, a Baksa girl 1871, Formosa. Formosa girl, Pepohoan
1 photograph : photoprint : stereograph
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
John Thomson, Illustrations of China and its people, London, 1873-4, vol. II, pl. IV, fig. 11, "Costume of Baksa women"
R. Viénet, Formosa from the earth and from the air 1871-2006, Taiwan: Editions René Viénet, 2006, p. 175
Wellcome Library no. 19801i