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Lai Afong 
Street in Canton 
1870
  
Albumen print 
11-1/2 x 9-1/8 ins (image) 
  
Private collection of David McGreevy 
 
LL/63809 
  
Published in Michel Frizot (ed.), 1998, A New History of Photography, p. 149
 
On the associated letterpress description it is listed as No. 321 and in a discussion on the British Photohistory website (http://britishphotohistory.ning.com/profiles/blogs/john-thomson-or-a-fong-a-street-in-canton) on 10 June 2014 Terry Bennett wrote:
The photographer is Lai Fong (Afong Studio). Lai was the most prolific of the nineteenth-century photographers in China. He often captioned his prints (as with yours) and/or numbered them on the reverse and if you consult his list of stock numbers (given in my book History of Photography in China: Chinese Photographers) you will find the number 321 fits in neatly with his Canton portfolio.
 
 

 
  
 
  
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