Ref NoDM2887
TitleJohn Gurney Fry Collection of photographs of China, particularly in Fujian
DescriptionAlbum of 124 photographs compiled by John Gurney Fry. They include photographs by Lai Fong (Afong Studio) and John Thomson, of Fuzhou and Fujian Province, China. There are also 21 photographs not taken in China. The photographs date from the late 1860s and the early 1870s.

Lai Fong and John Thomson are widely believed to be the best nineteenth century photographers in China.

This album was probably compiled by John Gurney Fry, (1838-1877). See link below for more family biographical details.

These photographs belong to the Historical Photographs of China Project, and can be found digitised here:

Management Group: Historical Photographs of China Project
Extent1 album (124 photographs)
Access ConditionsHistorical Photographs of China Project.
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