Siam [Thailand]. Photograph, 1981, from a negative by John Thomson, 1865.
- Thomson, J. (John), 1837-1921.
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A man wearing a French-style military uniform, with a broad sash, seated at a table, facing to the left. A French-style cap [képi] lies on the table
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The late first (king of) Siam Signed in the negative Bears Thomson's negative number: "601"
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
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