A slightly distant starboard quarter view of the Tsungming cotton junk 10143 under sail in the Whangpu River at Shanghai

A slightly distant starboard quarter view of the two masted Tsungming cotton trader junk 10143 under sail on the Whangpu River at Shanghai. She has two tall masts with an elongated rectangular sail hoisted to full height on each mast. Each sail has 18 bamboo battens. The junk has a leeboard deployed amidships. A two masted junk and a deep sea cargo steamship are in the background. The photographer's ship was in Northern Chinese waters in the periods 3 June to 10 October 1937 and 8 June to 4 September 1938. A vertical format negative. Negative number P34467 is also of this vessel.

Object Details

ID: P34468
Type: Rolled film negative
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Waters, David Watkin
Places: China
Vessels: Tsungming type
Date made: 1937-1938
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Waters Collection

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