|<-- See earlier|
||Views in the Dutch East Indies (Java and Sumatra), 1880s-1890s
||Photographs of Macassar, circa 1900
||Reception for Queen's Day, 1952, Djakarta [i.e. Jakarta]
||Buchanan-Smith North Borneo [i.e. Sabah] photographs 1903-09
||Descriptive album of the country and people of Sarawak
||Cinnabar and antimony mining in Sarawak, circa 1868
||View of Kuching and Labuan, 1890s
||Photographs of Sarawak, circa 1960
||General photographs of Sarawak, 1960s
||Helen Wallis Collection on Sarawak
||China, Hong Kong and Siam [i.e. Thailand]
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Illustrations of China and its People
||Illustrations of China and its People
||Thomson, John, 1837-1921, photographer
|Extent and Medium
||24 images in 1 volume; The volume was in poor condition, and lacks a title page, but has been expertly restored.
||Cambridge University Library: Royal Commonwealth Society Library
|Content and context|
A volume measuring 36 x 48 cm containing plates with illustrations of various Chinese provinces, Hong Kong and Macao.
John Thomson (1837-1921) was a distinguished photographer and traveller, and this is volume I of his magnum opus, published in four volumes in 1873-74. It contains excellent Woodbury-type reproductions of his photographs taken in the early 1870s, and substantial notes on each illustration.
Access and Use|
Please cite as Cambridge University Library: Royal Commonwealth Society Library, Illustrations of China and its People, Y30377G
The full citation for this publication is: Thomson, John (1873-1874), 'Illustrations of China and its People', London: Sampson Low, Marston, Low, and Searle.
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|Thomson, John (1837-1921) photographer|
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