Ref NoDM2887
TitleJohn Gurney Fry Collection
DescriptionOne album containing 119 photographs, mostly Fuzhou (Foochow) and area, and some phoptographs taken in Shanghai and Singapore, c.1869-1870. The album is thought to have been compiled by John Gurney Fry (1838-1877), merchant, John Silverlock & Co., Fuzhou. The album includes photographs by Lai Fong (Afong Studio) and a few by John Thomson. Lai Fong and John Thomson are widely believed to be the best nineteenth century photographers in China.

The photographs in the John Gurney Fry Collection have been digitised. The digital images of Chinese subjects are on the Historical Photographs of China site - Historical Photographs of China ref: Fr.
FormatPhotograph album
Extent1 album (119 photographs)
Access ConditionsHistorical Photographs of China Project.
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