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Canton, Kwangtung province, China. Photograph by John Thomson, 1869.

  • Thomson, J. (John), 1837-1921.
Date
1869
Reference
19592i
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Description

A woman wearing a checked headscarf and a plain overdress

Publication/Creation

1869

Physical description

1 photograph : glass photonegative, wet collodion : stereograph

Lettering

Chinese boatwoman, Canton

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: "675"

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 19592i

Languages

  • English


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