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Woman reading a book, by Youqua

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An image of Album: Manchu Officials with four additional drawings of birds. Woman reading a book. Youqua (Chinese, ac.1840-1870). Album containing 16 watercolours on pith paper (including 4 loose folios). Watercolour, bodycolour, and ink with heightening in white, gold and silver on pith paper, laid down with with strips of blue silk-covered paper, height 337 mm, width 250 mm, 19th Century. Chinese. Production Note: Export album made for the Western market.

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Album: Manchu Officials with four additional drawings of birds. Woman reading a book. Youqua (Chinese, ac.1840-1870). Album containing 16 watercolours on pith paper (including 4 loose folios). Watercolour, bodycolour, and ink with heightening in white, gold and silver on pith paper, laid down with with strips of blue silk-covered paper, height 337 mm, width 250 mm, 19th Century. Chinese. Production Note: Export album made for the Western market.

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  • Accession Number: 4169(12)
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Photographer name: Amy Jugg
  • Image height: 1025 pixels
  • Image width: 804 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.0 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 529.56kB
  • Exposure time: 1/17
  • ISO Speed: 50
  • Captured: 2011:06:15 11:26:37

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19th Century album bodycolour bonsai tree books Chinese clothes clothing costume dress fashion fashionable female Fitz_PDP furniture hair hairstyle ladies lady lady of leisure Manchu Manchurian official paper pith paper plants reader reading seated silk sitting taking tea trees watercolour woman women Youqua

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