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Manchu Official seated on an animal skin, by Youqua

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An image of Album: Manchu Officials. Manchu Official seated on an animal skin. Youqua (Chinese, ac.1840-1870). Album containing 12 watercolours on pith paper. Watercolour, bodycolour, and ink with heightening in white and silver, on pith paper, laid down with with strips of blue silk-covered paper, height 336 mm, width 253 mm, 19th century. Chinese. Production Note: Export album made for the Western market.

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Album: Manchu Officials. Manchu Official seated on an animal skin. Youqua (Chinese, ac.1840-1870). Album containing 12 watercolours on pith paper. Watercolour, bodycolour, and ink with heightening in white and silver, on pith paper, laid down with with strips of blue silk-covered paper, height 336 mm, width 253 mm, 19th century. Chinese. Production Note: Export album made for the Western market.

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  • Accession Number: 4168(3)
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Photographer name: Amy Jugg
  • Image height: 1025 pixels
  • Image width: 777 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.0 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 469.14kB
  • Exposure time: 1/17
  • ISO Speed: 50
  • Captured: 2011:06:15 11:06:09

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19th Century album animal skin birds bodycolour Chinese clothes clothing costume dress fashion Fitz_PDP hats male Manchu Manchurian moustache moustachioed mustache official paper peacock peacock feather pith paper seated silk sitting watercolour Youqua

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