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Woman with a book, by Sunqua

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An image of Album: Manchu Officials. Woman with a book. Sunqua, attributed (Chinese, ac.1830-1870). Album containing 12 watercolours (folios 1-12) on pith paper with two blank foilios (front and back, unnumbered). 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 365 mm, width 256 mm, 19th century. Chinese. Production Note: Export album made for the Western market.

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Album: Manchu Officials. Woman with a book. Sunqua, attributed (Chinese, ac.1830-1870). Album containing 12 watercolours (folios 1-12) on pith paper with two blank foilios (front and back, unnumbered). 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 365 mm, width 256 mm, 19th century. Chinese. Production Note: Export album made for the Western market.

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  • Accession Number: 4165(3)
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Photographer name: Amy Jugg
  • Image height: 1025 pixels
  • Image width: 728 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.0 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 480.46kB
  • Exposure time: 1/18
  • ISO Speed: 50
  • Captured: 2011:06:15 10:36:40

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19th Century album attendants bodycolour books Chinese clothes clothing costume dress fans fashion fashionable female Fitz_PDP girls hair hairstyle Manchu Manchurian official paper pith paper seated servant silk sitting Sunqua tables vase of flowers vases watercolour woman

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