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Swatow, Kwangtung province, China. Photograph, 1981, from a negative by John Thomson, 1871.

Thomson, J. 1837-1921.
Date
1981

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Description

A girl, wearing a white garment, with an elaborate hair-style including a butterfly and a flower

Lettering

Swatow

Publication/Creation

1981

Physical description

1 photograph : photoprint

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

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 19887i



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