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[Panoramic view of Wu-chen] Canton, 1880 - 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302A/79

Scope and Contents

841 x 193 mm (three prints joined). Panoramic view of the town of Wu-chen with the river in the foreground. Situated 120 miles west of Canton near the border between Kwangsi and Kwantung Provinces, the town lies on the West River at the mouth of the Kwei River. It was not opened for foreign trade until 1897. This print is reproduced in Clark Worswick, 'Imperial China, photographs 1850-1912' (Pennwick/Crown 1978) pp. 18-19


  • Creation: 1880 - 1912

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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Fair condition, some yellowing and fading.

Date information

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Finding aid date

2011-02-04 14:27:59+00:00

Includes index.

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