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Hong Kong. Photograph by John Thomson, 1871.

  • Thomson, J. 1837-1921.
Date
1871
Reference
19842i
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Description

A painter, at work on a group portrait, with other studies on the wall behind him. A pipe on a small table to his side. Similar to Thomson's negative number 789

Publication/Creation

1871

Physical description

1 photograph : glass photonegative, wet collodion : stereograph

Lettering

Chinese artist. A Hong Kong artist

Notes

This is one of a collection of original glass negatives made by John Thomson. The negatives, made between 1868 and 1872, were purchased from Thomson by Sir Henry Wellcome in 1921
This item is fragile and needs to be viewed in Conservation by appointment. If you would like to view this item please contact library@wellcome well in advance of your visit.

References note

John Thomson, Illustrations of China and its people, London, 1873-4, vol I pl. IV "A Hong Kong Artist"

Lettering note

Bears Thomson's negative number: "789a"

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 19842i

Languages

  • English


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