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Formosa (Taiwan). Photograph by John Thomson, ca. 1870.

Thomson, J. 1837-1921.
Date
1870
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Description

A person tending a large plant in dusty soil. A building and a wicker fence lie to the rear

Publication/Creation

1870

Physical description

1 photograph : glass photonegative, wet collodion : stereograph

Lettering

The gourd ... China Castor oil plant, Formosa

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.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 19436i

Lettering note

Bears Thomson's negative number: "594"

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  • English

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