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Burma Anonymous,
Knife Grinders, c. 1900
Photographic materials on paper
6 5/8 x 9 in. (17 x 23 cm)

Object Type: Photography
Technique: Ferrotyped silver print
Period: Ch'ing Dynasty (China, 1644-1912)
Credit Line: Purchase, Scripps Collectors' Circle
Accession Number: 2019.21.21

The title is on the right, verso, in pencil.

toned ferrotyped print

Object Description
Two people using a rotating wheel to grind knives. The pair are seated on the floor with thier straw hats lying nearby. A field with a bamboo fence is in the background. Greenery and folliage line the sides of the seated pair.

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