23 novembre 2015

John Thomson, Example Of A Coiffure On A Tartar Or Manchu Female, Peking, Pechili Province, China, 1869

John Thomson, Example Of A Coiffure On A Tartar Or Manchu Female, Peking, Pechili Province, China, 1869. (restored) who is wearing a long sleeved quilted garment. The hair is wrapped around a flat strip of wood.  Here's another John Thomson classic (albeit with extensive restoration), found again within Wellcome's fantastic collection of his work. Thomson has continued to enthrall people after a century; his work has recently returned to China, where many Chinese for the first time are seeing the essence of... [Lire la suite]