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Kweichow potters carrying their earthenware to the market. By far the most important means used in Chinese transportation is the carrying pole. With a well balanced load of from 100 to 150 lbs. a Chinese might be on the road from 12-14 hours.
Kweichow potters carrying their earthenware to the market. By far the most important means used in Chinese transportation is the carrying pole. With a well balanced load of from 100 to 150 lbs. a Chinese might be on the road from 12-14 hours.
Photographer:
Date:
ca. 1944–1945
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Gelatin Silver Print
Dimensions:
254 x 333 mm (10 0 x 13 1/8 in.)
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Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Accession Number:
2000.119.2.98
Acquisition Date:
2000-10-12
Credit Line:

Bequest of John Gutmann in honor of Dr. Walter Heil

Exhibition History:

Photographs by John Gutmann, M.H. deYoung Memorial Museum, 1946