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Two salt print photographs of Peking by Georges Morache, 1860-1870

MS. 23051 photogr. 76 / 2

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Two salted paper prints by Georges Morache, both views from around Peking, taken in the 1860s.


  • Creation: 1860-1870


2 items

Language of Materials

  • English

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MS. 23051 photogr. 76 / 2

Former reference:

Wilson Centre Accession Number: 00:6741; Wilson Centre Accession Number 2: TC 341

Biographical / Historical

George Morache was a military doctor, seconded to the French Legation in Beijing from 1862 to 1866.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Bruno Tartarin France, 18/08/2000. From the estate of the Devéria family, possibly having belonged to Gabriel Devéria, brother of the photographer and Egyptologist Théodule Devéria.

Physical Facet

Salt prints from a Calotype negative



Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom