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Siam [Thailand]. Photograph, 1981, from a negative by John Thomson, 1865.

  • Thomson, J. (John), 1837-1921.
Date
1981
Reference
19451i
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Description

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

Publication/Creation

1981

Physical description

1 photograph : photoprint

Lettering

The late first (king of) Siam

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

Signed in the negative
Bears Thomson's negative number: "601"

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 19451i


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