A bow view of a Ta-Pu-To trader type junk anchored at Shanghai

A close view of the port bow of a Ta-Pu-To trader type junk anchored with other junks at Shanghai. She has a flat bow, an occuli painted near the waterline and her sails are stowed fore and aft. The photographer was serving on the China Station from 6 May 1937 to 12 September 1938.

Object Details

ID: P34347
Type: Rolled film negative
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Waters, David Watkin
Places: China
Vessels: Ta-Pu-To type
Date made: 1937-1938
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Waters Collection

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