A Wreck in the Rapids

Made:
c. 1871 in Min Chiang
photographer:
John Thomson

A photograph entitled 'A Wreck in the Rapids', taken by John Thomson, c. 1871. The photograph shows a boatman on the riverbank staring out at the wreck caught on rocks in the River Min, China.

A photograph entitled 'A Wreck in the Rapids', taken by John Thomson, c. 1871.

The photograph shows a boatman on the riverbank staring out at the wreck caught on rocks in the River Min, China.

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:
1992-5063/65
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
The National Media Museum, Bradford
status:
Permanent collection

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