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Amoy Fishing Boats

Artist:
Attributed to John Thomson (British, Edinburgh, Scotland 1837–1921 London)
Date:
ca. 1869
Medium:
Albumen silver print from glass negative
Dimensions:
Image: 6 3/4 × 9 3/16 in. (17.2 × 23.3 cm)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gilman Collection, Purchase, Robert Rosenkranz Gift, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.100.494.95
Not on view
Signature: Manuscript titles on mounts
Full brown morocco (becoming unbound)
Inscribed on guard page "1871"

Inscription: Inscribed in black ink on caption label affixed mount recto, BC: "Amoy Fishing Boats"
inscribed in pencil on print, verso BL: "92 [upside down]'
(sold Sotheby's Parke Bernet, Lot 124, May 8, 1979); Gilman Paper Company Collection, New York

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