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Baksa, Formosa [Taiwan]. Photograph, 1981, from a negative by John Thomson, 1871.

Thomson, J. 1837-1921.
Date
1981

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Description

A Pepohoan girl, wearing coarse woven garments, standing in a garden with a stone wall and thatched roof in the background

Lettering

Gochi, a Baksa girl 1871, Formosa. Formosa girl, Pepohoan

Publication/Creation

1981

Physical description

1 photograph : photoprint : stereograph

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

Publications note

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

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 19801i


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