A Reach of the Min

Made:
c. 1871 in Min Chiang
photographer:
John Thomson

A photograph entitled 'A Reach of the Min', taken by John Thomson, c. 1871. The photograph shows a bend in the River Min, China. A man sits on a rock in the foreground admiring the view. He also provides a sense of scale in this landscape photograph.

A photograph entitled 'A Reach of the Min', taken by John Thomson, c. 1871.

The photograph shows a bend in the River Min, China. A man sits on a rock in the foreground admiring the view. He also provides a sense of scale in this landscape photograph.

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:
1992-5063/68
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
The National Media Museum, Bradford