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Le-Le- Cong Josshouse, Amoy

Artist:
John Thomson (British, Edinburgh, Scotland 1837–1921 London)
Date:
ca. 1869
Medium:
Albumen silver print from glass negative
Dimensions:
Image: 6 11/16 × 9 3/16 in. (17 × 23.4 cm)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gilman Collection, Purchase, Robert Rosenkranz Gift, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.100.494.97
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in black ink on caption label affixed mount recto, BC: " Le-Le- [?] Cong Josshouse Amoy"; inscribed in pencil on print, verso BL: " Le-Le-Cong [?] // 97 [upside down]'
(sold Sotheby's Parke Bernet, Lot 124, May 8, 1979); Gilman Paper Company Collection, New York

This image appeared in an album attributed to John Thomson, sold by Sotheby's London in the May 14, 2013 Travel Atlas Maps and Natural History Sale (lot 202). The print in the Sotheby's album has a mount signed by Thomson.
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