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John THOMSON [1837-1921]

Submitted by LizB on Tue, 10/05/2021 - 01:39

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John Thomson was a photographer who took some of the earliest photographs of China and Hong Kong in the 1860s and early 1870s. There is currently an exhibition of some of John Thomson's photographs (including some taken in Hong Kong) at the Heriot Watt University in Edinburgh, until March 2022. 


The following is an extract from an article published on the BBC website on 3 October 2021, "The pioneering Scots photographer who captured China":

Cecilio Paulo PINTOS [c.1877-1940]

Submitted by Charles in Shanghai on Mon, 06/10/2019 - 13:14

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Cecilio Paulo Pintos worked for Hotz s'Jacob & Co from 1899-1903, and then, as the the company merged into Holland-China Trading Company in 1903, from 1903-1930 at that company. He appears in the jurur's lists on gwulo.com in between those years. If you happen to have more information on him, please contact me.