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Title
String band, China, ca. 1905-1914
Creator
Somerville, Charles
Contributor
Photo Department, Tientsin Hui Wen Academy, Tientsin, China
Date Created and/or Issued
1905/1914
Publication Information
University of Southern California. Libraries
Contributing Institution
University of Southern California Digital Library
Collection
International Mission Photography Archive, ca.1860-ca.1960
Rights Information
Centre for the Study of World Christianity
Contact the repository for details.
The University of Edinburgh School of Divinity, New College, Mound Place, Edinburgh EH1 2LX, United Kingdom
divinity-CSWC@ed.ac.uk
http://www.cswc.div.ed.ac.uk/collections/
Description
Tinted lantern slide featuring a posed portrait of a male string band playing traditional Chinese instruments, including the erhu, yueqin, yangqin, and guanzi (a wind instrument). The slide was developed by the Photo Department, Tientsin Hui Wen Academy, Tientsin, China. This slide comes from a collection held by the Church of Scotland and generated by the medical missionary Charles Somerville, who worked for the London Missionary Society in Hankou from 1904 to 1914.
Format
lantern slides 8.2 x 8.2cm
lantern slides
photographs
Identifier
IMP-CSWC47-LS1-7.tif
http://doi.org/10.25549/impa-c123-78397
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/IMP-CSWC47-LS1-7.jpg
Subject
Musicians
Bands (Music)
Music--China
Groups
Performers
Music
Group portraits
Time Period
1905/1914
Place
Asia
China
populated places
Source
CSWC47/LS1/7 [File]
Relation
Church of Scotland Slide and Visual Collection. Charles Somerville (CSWC47-LS1)
International Mission Photography Archive, ca.1860-ca.1960
Photographs from the Centre for the Study of World Christianity, University of Edinburgh, U.K., ca.1900-ca.1940s

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