A Pine Raft

Made:
c. 1871 in Min Chiang
photographer:
John Thomson
'A Pine Raft'
      A photograph of rafts of timber being floated down the River Min in China

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'A Pine Raft' A photograph of rafts of timber being floated down the River Min in China
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A photograph entitled 'A Pine Raft', taken by John Thomson, c. 1871. The photograph shows rafts of timber being floated down the River Min in China.

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

The photograph shows rafts of timber being floated down the River Min in China.

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:
1992-5063/76
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
The National Media Museum, Bradford