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Bankers Glen Yuen Foo Monastery

Artist:
Lai Fong (Chinese, 1839–1890)
Date:
ca. 1869
Medium:
Albumen silver print from glass negative
Dimensions:
Image: 9 1/16 × 11 3/8 in. (23 × 28.9 cm)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gilman Collection, Purchase, Robert Rosenkranz Gift, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.100.494.33
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in black ink on caption label affixed mount recto, BC: "Bankers Glen Yuen foo Monastery"; inscribed in pencil on print, verso BL: “31 110 [upside down]”
(sold Sotheby's Parke Bernet, Lot 124, May 8, 1979); Gilman Paper Company Collection, New York

History of Photography in China : Chinese Photographers, 1844-1879. London: Bernard Quaritch Publishers, 2013. p. 162.



Another print of this image is in the collection of the National Gallery of Australia, attributed to "Lai Afong"
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