Watercolour studies of women and views in China by Gabriel Devéria, 1860-1880
Eight water-colour studies of women and views in China.
- Creation: 1860-1880
Language of Materials
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MS. 23051 photogr. 76 / 3
Wilson Centre Accession Number: 00:6741; Wilson Centre Accession Number 2: TC 341
Biographical / Historical
Gabriel Devéria was a French diplomat who began his time in China as a student-interpreter.
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.
Pen and watercolour