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Formosa [Taiwan] (?). Photograph by John Thomson, 1871.

Thomson, J. 1837-1921.
Date
1871


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Description

A well in a village, with a person standing on the wall of the well holding the ropes. A tree trunk sloping at 60 degrees. Water buckets on the ground

Publication/Creation

1871.

Physical description

1 photograph : glass photonegative, wet collodion : stereograph ; glass approximately 10.5 x 21.5 cm (4 x 8 in.)

Lettering

The Lang-an tree and native well ...

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. 19088i

Lettering note

Bears Thomson's negative number: "418"

Languages

  • English

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