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Formosa [Taiwan]. Photograph by John Thomson, 1871.

Thomson, J. 1837-1921.
Date
1871


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Description

Two men with muskets, and a dog, against a bamboo-framed wicker palisade. A child beside the dog. Seems identical to Thomson's negative number 776a, the other half of the stereo pair

Publication/Creation

1871

Physical description

1 photograph : glass photonegative, wet collodion

Lettering

Native hunters

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. 19814i

Lettering note

Bears Thomson's negative number: "776"

Languages

  • English

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