The Island Pagoda

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

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'The Island Pagoda' A photograph of a pagoda on an island in the River Min near Fuzhou, China
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A photograph entitled 'The Island Pagoda', taken by John Thomson, c. 1871. The photograph shows a pagoda known as Lo-Sing on an island in the River Min near Fuzhou, China.

A photograph entitled 'The Island Pagoda', taken by John Thomson, c. 1871.

The photograph shows a pagoda known as Lo-Sing on an island in the River Min near Fuzhou, 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:
1992-5063/19
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
The National Media Museum, Bradford
status:
Permanent collection

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