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Title
Native runners.
Names
Mee Cheung & Co. (Photographer)
Collection

Pacific pursuits : Postcards

China -- Life

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1910 - 1919
Place: Swatow
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC POC CHIN -- Lif
Topics
Chinese
Arrivals & departures
Rowboats
bumboats
Genres
Postcards
Genre photographs
Notes
Content: Possibly depicts men employed by hotels and inns onshore to advertise their premises to arriving steamship passengers and provide escort.
Biographical/historical: Mee Cheung Co.: Photographer active early 20th century with studio on Ice House Lane, Hong Kong -- https://www.hpcbristol.net/photographer/mee-cheung-co
Physical Description
Collotypes
Extent: 9 x 14 cm.
Hand colored.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 3ab9dda0-c5d1-012f-a1ea-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1910: Created (Approximate)
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Native runners." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1910 - 1919. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/c262501b-0341-8402-e040-e00a18060146

Chicago/Turabian Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Native runners." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 24, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/c262501b-0341-8402-e040-e00a18060146

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1910 - 1919). Native runners. Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/c262501b-0341-8402-e040-e00a18060146

Wikipedia Citation

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Native runners.