JADED LADY, Chinese women sewing sails, 1957

silver gelatin print

PHOTOGRAPHS
Unknown
China, Hong Kong
1957
gelatin silver print
Chinese
overall: 0.00 x 0.00; image: 8.00 x 10.00

8x10 silver gelatin print originally photographed by an unknown photographer at the time the Chinese junk, JADED LADY, was being constructed in 1957 in Hong Kong. Print is part of the collection of Rosenfeld and Sons. View of three Asian women in straw hats, black working clothes and bare feet, seated, sewing a set of sails on the ground outdoors. In the background are clothes and sheets hanging behind them as they work. No negative number on verso or information. Other prints in file are all about the junk, JADED LADY, and her construction and outfitting. No original negative number. CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection.


NN.1984.187.14

Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection



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