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Rolling Scented Caper and Gunpowder Teas; Weighing Tea for Exportation; A Tea House, Canton; A Tea-Tasting Room, Canton

A work made of collotype, pl. xxi from the album "illustrations of china and its people, volume i" (1873).
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  • A work made of collotype, pl. xxi from the album "illustrations of china and its people, volume i" (1873).

Date:

c. 1868

Artist:

John Thomson
Scottish, 1837–1921

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Status

Currently Off View

Department

Photography and Media

Artist

John Thomson

Title

Rolling Scented Caper and Gunpowder Teas; Weighing Tea for Exportation; A Tea House, Canton; A Tea-Tasting Room, Canton

Place

Scotland (Artist's nationality)

Date

Made 1863–1873

Medium

Collotype, pl. XXI from the album "Illustrations of China and its People, Volume I" (1873)

Dimensions

Upper left image: 10.4 × 9.3 cm (4 1/8 × 3 11/16 in.); Upper right image: 10.4 × 9.3 cm (4 1/8 × 3 11/16 in.); Lower left: 9.7 × 10.8 cm (3 7/8 × 4 5/16 in.); Lower right: 9.7 × 8.9 cm (3 7/8 × 3 9/16 in.); Album page: 47 × 34.8 cm (18 9/16 × 13 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

Purchased with funds provided by Mr. George R. Rinhart, and Charles C. Cunningham, Samuel P. Avery Endowment

Reference Number

1971.403a.21

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