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photographic print

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  • Description

    Group of adult males standing behind two European [?] children. Building in background. Males wearing uniforms of head-gear, jackets, trousers, shoes. Medium: Gelatin silver print.

  • Producer name

  • Date

    • 1937 (6th January)
  • Production place

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 11.8 centimetres
    • Width: 18.2 centimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

      • Inscription Content

        Album title: "ICHUNG, HANKOW, HANGCHOW, SHANGHAI 1937 MARY S. R. SINCLAIR" [embossed gilt on album cover]. Original description: "Ichang Military Aerodrome from D.C.2., 6-I-37." [manuscript note on print border].
  • Curator's comments

    Cataloguer's comment: Album contains 91 photographs. Main themes of album: River scenes including boats and settlements beside rivers, indigenous people and settlements, street scenes, temples and religious structures. Albums Af,A8 to Af,A30 and Af,A32 to Af,A33 belong to the same series. Circumstances: [SIN-] PIC DOC 08.


  • Location

    Not on display

  • Condition

    Album bound in full leather. Good condition.

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition notes

    Copyright: British Museum (?).

  • Department

    Africa, Oceania & the Americas

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