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China

Collection Data

Description
Views in China: Chinese men and women, including views of men in summer and winter costume, and a view of a lady's bound foot; a street sweet seller; chiropodist examining man's foot; itinerant cook shop; Shanghai: women on a barrow carriage; sedan chairs and a "cab stand"; procession of a Mandarin going to court; rolling cotton in preparation for weaving; two men smoking opium; temple musicians; Chinese orchestra; Soochow women playing dominoes; a fortune teller; men kowtowing in Justices Court; men in cangues; man about to be decapitated; sampans; Hong Kong: roads and paths through lush verdure; gardens; harbor views; building; a church.
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1860 - 1889 (Questionable)
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection
Shelf locator: MFY+ 93-6328
Topics
China
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Ownership: Transfer from Children's Room, 1982.
Content: Captioned below print on gilt-edged mounts. Leaves are numbered 1b-27b.
Content: Cover title.
Content: Includes views by W. Saunders and L. F. Fisler.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 album (28 pl. 36 photographic prints) : albumen, b ; 22 x 28 or smaller in album approx. 36 x 46 cm.
Albumen prints
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPG93-F286
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11818695
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ca435d60-c6be-012f-0f58-58d385a7bc34
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