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Photographs and postcards document Arthur Sowerby's fishing while in China (undated). Some photographs have captions of varying lengths, some include years. Several images are stamped with China Journal and a sundries number. Some captions include details about fish diet, behavior, and who caught it (when collector is other than Sowerby). Subject matter includes fish being held by individuals as well as people with types of fishing nets. Not all images were taken in China.

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  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Black-and-white photographs
  • Postcards

Accession #

SIA RU007263

Collection name

Arthur de Carle Sowerby Papers, 1904-1954 and undated

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 14 Folder 10