Kuo Tajen

Made:
1880 in England
photographer:
Lock and Whitfield
'Kuo Tajen', 1880
      A photographic portrait of Kuo Sung-Tao, officially known as Kuo Tajen

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'Kuo Tajen', 1880 A photographic portrait of Kuo Sung-Tao, officially known as Kuo Tajen
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
Science Museum Group Collection

A Woodburytype entitled 'Kuo Tajen', taken by Lock and Whitfield in 1880. This Woodburytype is taken from a series of seven volumes entitled 'Men of Mark'. Published between 1876 and 1883, each volume featured 36 portraits of prominent men of the time. A brief biographical essay by Thompson Cooper (1837-1904) accompanied each portrait.

A Woodburytype entitled 'Kuo Tajen', taken by Lock and Whitfield in 1880.

Kuo Sung-Tao (1818-?), officially known as Kuo Tajen was China's first diplomatic envoy to reside in Britain.

This Woodburytype is taken from a series of seven volumes entitled 'Men of Mark'. Published between 1876 and 1883, each volume featured 36 portraits of prominent men of the time. A brief biographical essay by Thompson Cooper (1837-1904) accompanied each portrait.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Collection:
Kodak Collection
Object Number:
1990-5036/6007/21
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford