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Title
The Admiral.
Names
Mee Cheung (Photographer)
Collection

Pacific pursuits : Postcards

China -- Life

Dates / Origin
Place: Swatow
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC POC CHIN -- Lif
Topics
Naval parades & ceremonies
Spectators
Chinese
Sedan chairs
Great Britain. Royal Navy
Genres
Postcards
Notes
Content: Individual borne in palanquin (presumably the "Admiral" of the image title) is probably Admiral Edward Hobart Seymour, leader of an unsuccessful expedition to relieve the besieged foreign embassies in Beijing during the Boxer Rebellion. His escort (men in straw hats with ribbons) is a British Naval Brigade, Royal Navy sailors detailed in special situations to temporarily fight ashore.
Statement of responsibility: "Mee Cheung, Swatow [Shantou, China]."--printed on verso.
Physical Description
Collotypes
Extent: 9 x 14 cm.
Hand colored.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 455cec90-c5d1-012f-86c9-58d385a7bc34
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

  • : Place
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The Admiral." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c262501b-036c-8402-e040-e00a18060146

Chicago/Turabian Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The Admiral." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 15, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c262501b-036c-8402-e040-e00a18060146

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. The Admiral. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c262501b-036c-8402-e040-e00a18060146

Wikipedia Citation

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The Admiral.