Part of Yen Ping city

Made:
c. 1871 in Nanping
photographer:
John Thomson

A photograph entitled 'Part of Yen Ping City', taken by John Thomson, c. 1871. The photograph shows a view of Nanping, or Yen Ping City. Boats crowd the riverbank below the city. This was the furthest north that Thomson reached in his travels in Fujian province.

A photograph entitled 'Part of Yen Ping City', taken by John Thomson, c. 1871.

The photograph shows a view of Nanping, or Yen Ping City. Boats crowd the riverbank below the city. This was the furthest north that Thomson reached in his travels in Fujian province.

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:
1992-5063/80
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
The National Media Museum, Bradford