China – Tibetan children

August 20, 2015

Tibetan girl carrying small child

China – Tibetan children

Tibetan girl carrying small child

China. Tibetan children. Photo by Wm. Purdom, 1909-1911. [Information from label on verso of photo mount.] 16 x 10.5 cm. Emulsion on glass.

China – Tibetan children

[Title from recto of mount.] Alternate Title: Girl carrying small child
Photograph by William Purdom (1880-1921)
1909-1911

A larger version of this image is available in Harvard University’s HOLLIS+ catalog.

Read more about the life and travels of William Purdom and other plant explorers in our Image Collection.

The Archive Collection of the Arnold Arboretum also holds the William Purdom (1880–1921) papers, 1909-1912.

From now through early October 2015, you can also view our exhibit “The Photographs of William Purdom” in the Visitor Center of The Arnold Arboretum. The exhibit is curated by Stephanie Turnbull of the Arnold Arboretum Horticultural Library.

Also be sure to read “Picturing People: The Photographs of William Purdom” by Lisa Pearson, Head of the Library and Archives.

Copyright © 2006, President and Fellows of Harvard College, Arnold Arboretum Archives; all rights reserved.

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