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Fortune Teller

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Title
Fortune Teller
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
Fortune-telling -- China
Men -- China
Braids (Hairdressing)
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.
Physical Description
Extent: 21 x 27.5 cm
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPG93-F286
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11818695
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d1268660-c6be-012f-88cf-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 186: Created
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. "Fortune Teller" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 186. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-c641-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. "Fortune Teller" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 29, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-c641-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). Fortune Teller Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-c641-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Fortune Teller