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China (nation)

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Illustrations of China and its People

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30377G
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1873
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