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Yuenfu, River Min, Fukien province, China. Photograph, 1981, from a negative by John Thomson, 1870/1871.

  • Thomson, J. (John), 1837-1921.
Date
1981
Reference
18781i
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Description

Wooden roofs of the monastery buildings in an open rocky cavern, seen from above. A different view of the same monastery is in Illustrations of China and its people, vol. II, pl. XVII, fig. 44

Publication/Creation

1981

Physical description

1 photograph : photoprint

Lettering

Yuenfu Monastery, R Min, China

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

Lettering note

Bears Thomson's negative number: "79"

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 18781i


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