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Nakhon Thom [Angkor Wat], Cambodia. Photograph by John Thomson, 1866.

Thomson, J. 1837-1921.
Date
1866
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Description

Bas-relief panel showing a battle between ape [? or demon] armies. A confuse melée with a chariot wheel shown on the right hand side

Publication/Creation

1866.

Physical description

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

Lettering

Cambodian bas-relief battle of the apes. "Ramayana" Indian Epic poem

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
This item is fragile and needs to be viewed in Conservation by appointment. If you would like to view this item please contact library@wellcome well in advance of your visit.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 19154i

Lettering note

Signed
Bears Thomson's negative number: "449"

Languages

  • English


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