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Names
Saunders, W. (fl. 1862-1888) (Photographer)
Collection

China.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 186-?-188-?
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection
Shelf locator: MFY+ 93-6328
Topics
China
Decapitations -- China
Genres
Albumen print
Notes
Ownership : Transfer from Children's Room, 1982.

Content : Captioned below print on gilt-edged mounts. Leaves are numbered 1b-27b.

Content : Cover title.

Content : Includes views by W. Saunders and L. F. Fisler.

Content : Views in China: Chinese men and women, including views of men in summer and winter costume, and a view of a lady's bound foot; a street sweet seller; chiropodist examining man's foot; itinerant cook shop; Shanghai: women on a barrow carriage; sedan chairs and a "cab stand"; procession of a Mandarin going to court; rolling cotton in preparation for weaving; two men smoking opium; temple musicians; Chinese orchestra; Soochow women playing dominoes; a fortune teller; men kowtowing in Justices Court; men in cangues; man about to be decapitated; sampans; Hong Kong: roads and paths through lush verdure; gardens; harbor views; building; a church.

Content: Attrib. to W. Saunders (Worswick) p.63
Physical Description
Extent: 21.5 x 28 cm
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : NYPG93-F286
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b11818695
UUID: ceff5620-c6be-012f-f7b5-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 186: Created
  • 1862: Creator Born
  • 1888: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. "Decapitation" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 186. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-c63b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. "Decapitation" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 4, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-c63b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. (186). Decapitation Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-c63b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Decapitation