Title Still life of fruit, Hong Kong. Photograph by John Thomson, 1868/1871.
Imprint 1868/1871.

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Physical description 1 photograph : glass photonegative, wet collodion ; glass approximately 25.5 x 30.5 cm (10 x 12 in.)
Note This is one of a collection of original glass negatives made by John Thomson. The negatives, made between 1868 and 1872, were purchased from Thomson by Sir Henry Wellcome in 1921
References John Thomson, Illustrations of China and its people, London 1873/4, vol. II, pl. XXIII, fig. 59, "Fruit"
Lettering note Bears Thomson's negative number: "30"
Summary Pineapple, pomegranate, star fruit, lychees, and other fruit on a table, engraved wine glass at the centre of the composition
Cite as Wellcome Library no. 18690i
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Lettering Fruit. number 59.
Author, etc. Thomson, J. (John), 1837-1921.
Place name Hong Kong (China)
Genre/Technique Still life photographs.
Wet collodion negatives.
Copy photo no. L 55514 the negative digitally reversed to positive
L 55513 opaque scan of negative
System no. .b11765689
Record no. 18690i