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Foochow Foreign Settlement

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


c. 1868


John Thomson
Scottish, 1837–1921

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John Thomson


Foochow Foreign Settlement


Scotland (Artist's nationality:)

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Made 1863–1873


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


Image: 21 × 29.7 cm (8 5/16 × 11 3/4 in.); Album page: 34.6 × 47.2 cm (13 5/8 × 18 5/8 in.)

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

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