Beggars

Made:
c. 1871
photographer:
John Thomson

A photograph entitled 'Beggars', taken by John Thomson, c. 1871. The photograph shows a group of beggars in China, standing outside an open door.

A photograph entitled 'Beggars', taken by John Thomson, c. 1871.

The photograph shows a group of beggars in China, standing outside an open door.

This photograph was published in the book, 'Foochow and the River Min' (1873), made by Thomson to document his travels up the River Min by boat from Fuzhou to Nanping, a distance of about 160 miles.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1992-5063/44
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
The National Media Museum, Bradford