Part of Lower Bridge

Made:
c. 1871
photographer:
John Thomson

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'Part of Lower Bridge' A photograph of a bridge across the River Min in Fuzhou, China, taken by John Thomson [1837-1921] in about 1871
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A photograph entitled 'Part of Lower Bridge', taken by John Thomson, c. 1871. The photograph shows a bridge across the River Min in Fuzhou, China. Crowds of people are gathered on this bridge to watch Thomson take this photograph.

A photograph entitled 'Part of Lower Bridge', taken by John Thomson, c. 1871.

The photograph shows a bridge across the River Min in Fuzhou, China. Crowds of people are gathered on this bridge to watch Thomson take this photograph.

This photograph was published in the book, 'Foochow and the River Min' (1873), made by Thomson to document his travels up the River Min by boat from Fuzhou to Nanping, a distance of about 160 miles.

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Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1992-5063/15
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
The National Media Museum, Bradford
status:
Permanent collection

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