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Vues de Chine et vues du Japon by Paul Champion, 1865-1866

MS. 23051 photogr. 12

Photographically-illustrated book containing albumen prints of Wuhan and Beijing, China, as well as Nagasaki and Yokohama, Japan.


  • Creation: 1865-1866


1 item

Language of Materials

  • French

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MS. 23051 photogr. 12

Former reference:

Wilson Centre Accession Number: 06:9435; Wilson Centre Accession Number 2: TC 373

Biographical / Historical

Paul Champion was a photographer and industrial chemist. He was asked by the French Société Impériale d'Acclimatation to survey China and Japan for flora and fauna.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Sebastian Dobson UK, 08/12/2006

Physical Facet

Albumen paper prints



Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom