View of a section of the city of Foochow or Fuzhou, as seen from an elevated vantage point, showing the rooftops of numerous traditional and colonial buildings. Trees obscure the buildings in the foreground. This view looks toward a river and a mountainous area in the distance.


  • Title: Foo Chow (Main View)
  • Creator: Tung, Hing
  • Date Created: about 1870
  • Location Created: Fuzhou, China; Foochow, China
  • Physical Dimensions: 23.4 × 29.1 cm (9 3/16 × 11 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.1240.35
  • Culture: Chinese
  • Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
  • Creator Display Name: Probably Tung, Hing (Chinese, active Fuzhou 1860s – 1880s)
  • Classification: Photographs (Visual Works)

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