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Nanking, Kiangsu province, China. Photograph by John Thomson, 1871.

  • Thomson, J. (John), 1837-1921
Date
1872
Reference
19868i
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Description

A courtyard in an arsenal, eight soldiers around a cannon. One man, with his back to the camera, swabbing out the muzzle of the gun

Publication/Creation

1872.

Physical description

1 photograph : glass photonegative, wet collodion ; glass approximately 20.5 x 25.5 cm (8 x 10 in.)

Lettering

Native artilary

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: "801"

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 19868i

Languages

  • English


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