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The manufacture of cotton is still a home industry in some parts of Hunan Province. This cotton spinning wheel, shown in a small shop in Chihkiang, is turned by a wooden crank. In the background another workman operates a low-warp loom.
The manufacture of cotton is still a home industry in some parts of Hunan Province. This cotton spinning wheel, shown in a small shop in Chihkiang, is turned by a wooden crank. In the background another workman operates a low-warp loom.
Photographer:
Date:
ca. 1944–1945
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Gelatin Silver Print
Dimensions:
311 x 260 mm (12 1/4 x 10 1/4 in.)
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Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Accession Number:
2000.119.2.102
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