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French sentry guarding the frontier between Tongking and China, 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302E/1

Scope and Contents

Showing a French sentry standing on the hillside overlooking the small river marking the border between French and Chinese territory, with a village of thatched houses on the farther bank. Captioned in Norman (1895, p. 96.) France and China: watching the frontier.


  • 1890

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Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition.


Reproduced in: Norman, Henry (1895). The people and politics of the Far East, London : T.F. Unwin.



Date information

DateText: The date is approximate..

Finding aid date

2002-07-04 14:02:07+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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