Studio portrait of two men, each playing a "sanxian," a Chinese three-stringed fretless lute. One of the men is also holding a long smoking pipe.


  • Title: No. 40 - Blind Musicians. (Front)
  • Creator: William Saunders
  • Date Created: about 1870
  • Location Created: China
  • Physical Dimensions: 25.7 × 20.8 cm (10 1/8 × 8 3/16 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.614.39
  • Culture: English
  • Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
  • Creator Display Name: William Saunders (English, 1832 - 1892)
  • Classification: Photographs (Visual Works)

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