The Field Plough

Made:
c. 1871
photographer:
John Thomson

A photograph entitled 'The Field Plough', taken by John Thomson, c. 1871. The photograph shows two Chinese farmers using an ox to plough their field.

A photograph entitled 'The Field Plough', taken by John Thomson, c. 1871.

The photograph shows two Chinese farmers using an ox to plough their field.

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.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1992-5063/56
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
The National Media Museum, Bradford
status:
Permanent collection

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