A port side view of a Swatow fisher type junk under sail at Swatow

A port side view, taken from well abaft the beam, of a Swatow fisher type junk under sail at Swatow. She is two masted and has a single lug sail set on both masts. Both sails are in poor condition with many holes in them. The photographer was in the area in the following periods: 6 to 28 May 1937; 14 October 1937 to 8 January 1938; 14 April to 4 June 1938 and 8 to 12 September 1938. The horizon is not quite level. A vertical format negative.

Object Details

ID: P34218
Type: Rolled film negative
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Waters, David Watkin
Places: China
Vessels: Swatow type
Date made: 1937-1938
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Waters Collection

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