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Yangtze river, China. Photograph by John Thomson, 1871.

  • Thomson, J. (John), 1837-1921
Date
1871
Reference
19898i
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Description

The interior of a cabin with three European men sitting around a table, one of them (on the left) John Thomson. Binoculars on the table, Appleton's Journal on the wall behind. Two Winchester rifles hanging from the ceiling. The same setting and the same men as in Thomson's negative number 815, but the men are in different poses and the copy of Harpers Weekly is here missing from the foreground

Publication/Creation

1871

Physical description

1 photograph : glass photonegative, wet collodion : stereograph

Lettering

Our cabin

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

Lettering note

Bears Thomson's negative number: "816"

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 19898i

Languages

  • English


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