Foreign Missionary in Chinese Clothing and his Chinese Teacher

On-Qua, Chinese, 19th century

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about 1859-1869

Carte de visite

Overall: 4 × 2 1/2 in. (10.2 × 6.4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Mrs. George Pettengill Jr., in memory of her sons, George Tilford Pettengill, III (1909-1944), Class of 1932 and William Van Horne Pettengill (1914-1952), Class of 1937

183.3.58

Geography/Culture

Asia, East Asia, China

Period

19th century

Object Name

Photograph

Classification

Photograph

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, on obverse, in graphite, lower center: Missionary & Chinese Teacher; inscribed, on reverse, in graphite, upper center: Chinese & Foreigner; printed, in red ink: ON-QUA. / PHOTOGRAPHER, / Picture and Portrait Painter. / No. 41 Nankin Road. / SHANGHAI. / [Chinese characters]

Provenance

Collected by Elizabeth Adams Hill (1839-1902) and Charles Eugene Hill (1831-1884) in China, 1860s; acquired by Leila Price Pettengill (1887-1977), Washington, D.C., date unknown; given to present collection, 1983.

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