Contents and Arrangement

Notes, 1988

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection consists of 168 photographs (with negatives) of China taken in 1913-1914 by Bronson when he was nine to ten years old traveling with his family. Since photographs by foreigners were forbidden at that time in China, Bronson's camera was hidden in a wooden box from which he surreptitiously took pictures. Included are views of villages, rivers, railroad stations, temples, "Tientsin," peasants, and military officers. The photographs are unidentified.

Collection History

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

The collection is open for research.

Conditions for Reproduction and Use:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Credit this material:

Notes; Walter J. Bronson Photographs of China, C0585, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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