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Thomas Child 
"British, 1841-1898. Photographer"
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Date of birth1841
Date of death1898
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British photographer, Thomas CHILD (1841-1898), born in Madeley, Shropshire, England. Employed from 1870-1889 in Peking (Beijing) as a gas engineer for the Imperial Maritime Customs Service. Child’s portfolio "Views of Peking and its Vicinity" is a series of signed and dated full‐plate images; Child numbered and captioned 208 of them. Most originating between 1875 and 1880. Source: Régine Thiriez: Barbarian Lens (1994). After China he settled in Bromley, Kent.

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