Album of albumen prints, by unknown photographers, with pencilled captions. The majority of the photographs show scenes in China, but there are also some of Hong Kong and, towards the end, Siam, though the different countries are intermixed.
China, Hong Kong and Siam [i.e. Thailand]
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- ReferenceGB 115 RCS/Y30377A
- Dates of Creation1860-1889
- Language of MaterialEnglish .
- Physical Description1 album(s) 59 images in 1 album
Scope and Content
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This collection is available on microfiche: East Asia, fiche numbers 1-2.
Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements
the album has been rebound but the cover is slightly water-damaged. The pages are in a sound condition though somewhat brittle and dust stained. The photographs are in fair condition, with some fading and yellowing.
This item level description was entered by NE and MJC using information from the original typescript catalogue.
DateText: The majority of the photographs were probably taken during the 1880s..