Portrait of a man dressed in traditional garments. He is seated next to a table that is covered with a distinctive tablecloth. He holds a fan in one hand and rests his other hand on the table, holding a piece of cloth and showing his long nails. A conical straw hat is placed on the ground next to him.


  • Title: Annamite Man. Saigon (Main View)
  • Creator: Emile Gsell
  • Date Created: about 1868–1879
  • Location Created: Vietnam
  • Physical Dimensions: 27.4 × 21.4 cm (10 13/16 × 8 7/16 in.)
  • Type: Print
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Albumen silver print
  • Terms of Use: Open Content
  • Number: 84.XA.1240.54
  • Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
  • Creator Display Name: Emile Gsell (1838 - 1879)
  • Classification: Photographs (Visual Works)

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