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Le Tonkin by Charles-Édouard Hocquard, 1883-1886

MS. 23051 photogr. 40

Photographically-illustrated book containing albumen prints of the Tonkin Campaign, fought by the French military in northern Vietnam between 1883 and 1886.


  • Creation: 1883-1886


1 item

Language of Materials

  • French

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MS. 23051 photogr. 40

Former reference:

Wilson Centre Accession Number: 84:0989; Wilson Centre Accession Number 2: TC 204

Biographical / Historical

Charles-Edouard Hocquard was a medical doctor who volunteered to assist in the French expedition to Tonkin.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased at Christie's UK, 25/10/1984, lot 87 (Album LC 102)

Physical Facet


Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom