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Month: March 2019


[Glass Slide.01/(001)] Zonghuamen, the first gate to the Imperial City, Beijing
[Glass Slide.01/(001)] Zonghuamen, the first gate to the Imperial City, Beijing

Black-and-white view of Zonghuamen, the first gate to the Imperial City, Beijing, 1900-1920.  Labelled: ‘Palace gate, Peking’. 

[Glass Slide.01/(002)] Building at Temple of Heaven complex
[Glass Slide.01/(002)] Building at Temple of Heaven complex

Black and white view of Building at Temple of Heaven complex, Beijing. Labelled as ‘Temple of Heaven’.

[Glass slide.01/(003)] Forbidden City, Beijing
[Glass slide.01/(003)] Forbidden City, Beijing

Black and white image of ‘Nine Dragons’ stone carving at the Hall of Preserved Harmony, Forbidden City, Beijing. Labelled as…

[Glass slide.01/(004)] Coal Hill, Imperial City, Peking
[Glass slide.01/(004)] Coal Hill, Imperial City, Peking

Black and white view of four temples taken from a distance; man standing with horse and cart in the foreground….

[Glass slide.01/(005)] Er Dow Men, Great Wall of China
[Glass slide.01/(005)] Er Dow Men, Great Wall of China

Black and white image of Er Dow Men (“The Second Gate Seen on Arrival”), Great Wall of China, Gubeikou. Labelled…

[Glass Slide.01/(006)] Palace, Beijing
[Glass Slide.01/(006)] Palace, Beijing

Black and white view of palace in Beijing; Forbidden City? Labelled as ‘Peking Palace’.

[Glass Slide.01/(007)] Great Wall of China, Badaling
[Glass Slide.01/(007)] Great Wall of China, Badaling

Black and white view of the The Great Wall of China, Badaling. Labelled as ‘Great Wall’.

[Glass Slide.01/(008)] Qianmen, Beijing
[Glass Slide.01/(008)] Qianmen, Beijing

Black and white front view of a Qianmen, Beijing with market in the forefront. Labelled as ‘Peking’.

[Glass Slide.01/(009a)] Temple of Heaven, Beijing
[Glass Slide.01/(009a)] Temple of Heaven, Beijing

Black and white view of the front entrance to a Temple of Heaven. Possibly Yonghegong (Lama Temple), Beijing. Labelled as…

[Glass Slide.01/(009b)] Stone Courtyard, the Temple of Heaven complex
[Glass Slide.01/(009b)] Stone Courtyard, the Temple of Heaven complex

Black and white view of courtyard and buildings at the Temple of Heaven complex, Beijing.

[Glass Slide.01/(010)] Huxinting and the Nine Curve Bridge
[Glass Slide.01/(010)] Huxinting and the Nine Curve Bridge

Black and white view of the Huxinting and the Nine Curve Bridge, Yu Garden or Yu Yuan in Shanghai. Labelled…

[Glass Slide.01/(011)] Huxinting and the Nine Curve Bridge
[Glass Slide.01/(011)] Huxinting and the Nine Curve Bridge

Black and white view of the Huxinting and the Nine Curve Bridge, Yu Garden or Yu Yuan in Shanghai. Labelled…

[Glass Slide.01/(012)] Yu Garden, Shanghai
[Glass Slide.01/(012)] Yu Garden, Shanghai

Black and white view of the Yu Garden or Yu Yuan in Shanghai depicting people gathered. Labelled as ‘Shanghai’. 

[Glass Slide.01/(013)] Yu Garden, Shanghai
[Glass Slide.01/(013)] Yu Garden, Shanghai

Black and white view of a group of six Chinese people in the Yu Garden or Yu Yuan in Shanghai….

[Glass Slide.01/(014)] Former French Concession, Shanghai
[Glass Slide.01/(014)] Former French Concession, Shanghai

Black and white street view depicting daily life in the Former French Concession in Shanghai. Labelled as ‘French Town, Shanghai’.

[Glass Slide.01/(015)] Street Scene, Shanghai
[Glass Slide.01/(015)] Street Scene, Shanghai

Black and white image depicting a street in Shanghai. Labelled as ‘Cantonr (sic), Shanghai’.

[Glass Slide.01/(016)] Fuzhou Road, Shanghai
[Glass Slide.01/(016)] Fuzhou Road, Shanghai

Black and white view of Fuzhou Road, Shanghai, with a focus on the architecture. Labelled as ‘Foochow Rd.’

[Glass Slide.01/(017)] Fuzhou Road, Shanghai
[Glass Slide.01/(017)] Fuzhou Road, Shanghai

Black and white view of Fuzhou Road, Shanghai. Labelled as ‘Foochow Rd.’

[Glass Slide.01/(018)] Temple God, Shanghai
[Glass Slide.01/(018)] Temple God, Shanghai

Black and white image of a god in a temple; possibly a god of war (as labelled) or god of…

[Glass Slide.01/(019)] The Bubbling Well, Shanghai
[Glass Slide.01/(019)] The Bubbling Well, Shanghai

Black and white view of The Bubbling Well, Shanghai, behind a colonial-style house; Chinese men and a horse are in…

[Glass Slide.01/(020)] Former French Concession, Shanghai
[Glass Slide.01/(020)] Former French Concession, Shanghai

Black and white street view of the Former French Concession, Shanghai. Labelled as ‘French Town, Shanghai’. The digital image is…

[Glass Slide.01/(021)] A Port in China
[Glass Slide.01/(021)] A Port in China

Black and white view of a port in China; rickshaws in the foreground and boats in the background. Labelled as…

[Glass Slide.01/(022)] Zhenhai Tower and city wall, Guangzhou
[Glass Slide.01/(022)] Zhenhai Tower and city wall, Guangzhou

Black and white image of Zhenhai Tower (“The Five Storey Pagoda”) and city wall, Guangzhou. Labelled as ‘Lantau Island’.

[Glass Slide.01/(023)] Buddhist Monks, China
[Glass Slide.01/(023)] Buddhist Monks, China

Black and white image of four Buddhist monks. Labelled as ‘Buddhist Monks’.

[Glass Slide.01/(024)] Henan Road, Shanghai
[Glass Slide.01/(024)] Henan Road, Shanghai

Black and white view of Honan Road or what is now known as Henan Road, Shanghai. Labelled as ‘Honan Road’.

[Glass Slide.01/(025)] Horse & Cart, China
[Glass Slide.01/(025)] Horse & Cart, China

Black and white view of Chinese men with their horse and cart on a road with shops in the background.

[Glass Slide.01/(026)] Henan Road, Shanghai
[Glass Slide.01/(026)] Henan Road, Shanghai

Black and white view of Honan Road or what is now known as Henan Road, Shanghai. Labelled as ‘Honan Road’.

[Glass Slide.01/(027)] Ming Tombs, Nanjing
[Glass Slide.01/(027)] Ming Tombs, Nanjing

Black and white view of a Ming Tomb in Nanjing. Labelled as ‘Ming Tombs, Nanking’. 

[Glass Slide.01/(028)] Ming Xiaoling, Nanjing
[Glass Slide.01/(028)] Ming Xiaoling, Nanjing

Black and white view of stone elephants, Ming Xiaoling, Nanjing. Labelled as ‘Ming Tombs’.

[Glass Slide.01/(029)] Nanjing Road, Shanghai
[Glass Slide.01/(029)] Nanjing Road, Shanghai

Black and white view of Nanjing Road, Shanghai. Labelled as ‘Nanking Road’.

[Glass Slide.01/(030)] Old fort, Mudu, near Suzhou
[Glass Slide.01/(030)] Old fort, Mudu, near Suzhou

Black and white image of old fort or blockhouse, Mudu, near Suzhou. Also lake and boats in the foreground and…

[Glass Slide.01/(031)] Precious Belt Bridge, Suzhou
[Glass Slide.01/(031)] Precious Belt Bridge, Suzhou

Black and white view of Precious Belt Bridge or Baodai qiao in Suzhou, China. Labelled as ‘Long Ridge, Souchow’.

[Glass Slide.01/(032)] Lake Scenery, Suzhou
[Glass Slide.01/(032)] Lake Scenery, Suzhou

Black and white view of lake with bridge and pagoda in the background. Labelled as ‘Near Souchow’.

[Glass Slide.01/(033)] Garden, Hangzhou
[Glass Slide.01/(033)] Garden, Hangzhou

Black and white view of back garden with Chinese people in the photograph. Labelled as ‘Garden Hangchow’.

[Glass Slide.01/(034)] Garden, Hangzhou
[Glass Slide.01/(034)] Garden, Hangzhou

Black and white view of garden in Hangzhou. Labelled as ‘S.E. HWO Hangchow, West Lane Garden’.

[Glass Slide.01/(035)] Twin pagodas at Luohanyuan Temple, Suzhou
[Glass Slide.01/(035)] Twin pagodas at Luohanyuan Temple, Suzhou

Black and white view of the twin pagodas at Luohanyuan Temple, Suzhou, taken from a distance. Labelled as ‘Pagodas, Hangchow’.

[Glass Slide.01/(036)] Garden, Hangzhou
[Glass Slide.01/(036)] Garden, Hangzhou

Black and white view of a garden in Hangzhou, China. Labelled as ‘A Garden’.

[Glass Slide.01/(037)] Circular Mound Altar, Temple of Heaven complex, Beijing
[Glass Slide.01/(037)] Circular Mound Altar, Temple of Heaven complex, Beijing

Black and white view of Circular Mound Altar, Temple of Heaven complex, Beijing . Labelled as ‘Yuen Ming (?)’.

[Glass Slide.01/(038)] Southern Putuo Monastery, Xiamen
[Glass Slide.01/(038)] Southern Putuo Monastery, Xiamen

Black and white front view of Southern Putuo Monastery, Xiamen. Labelled as ‘Poo Tod (?)’.

[Glass slide.01/(039)] Gates to the Summer Palace, Beijing
[Glass slide.01/(039)] Gates to the Summer Palace, Beijing

Black and white view of gates leading to the Summer Palace, Beijing. Labelled as ‘Yuen Ming Yue’.

[Glass Slide.01/(040)] Nanjing Road, Shanghai
[Glass Slide.01/(040)] Nanjing Road, Shanghai

Black and white view of Nanjing Road, Shanghai. Labelled as ‘Nanking Road’. 

[Glass Slide.01/(041)] Bridge, Nanjing
[Glass Slide.01/(041)] Bridge, Nanjing

Black and white view of a bridge with three arches; houses built on top and sampans in the water below….

[Glass Slide.01/(042)] Yi Feng Gate, Nanjing
[Glass Slide.01/(042)] Yi Feng Gate, Nanjing

Black and white view of YiFeng Gate in Nanjing. Labelled as ‘Nanking’.

[Glass Slide.01/(043)] Market Stalls, China
[Glass Slide.01/(043)] Market Stalls, China

Black and white view of busy street market. Labelled as ‘Nanking Road Market’.

[Glass Slide.01/(044)] Temple, Guangzhou
[Glass Slide.01/(044)] Temple, Guangzhou

Black and white front view of temple in Guangzhou. Labelled as ‘Canton, Yah Ying Say’.

[Glass Slide.01/(045)] Yang Jin Bang Creek, Shanghai
[Glass Slide.01/(045)] Yang Jin Bang Creek, Shanghai

Black and white view of street scene next to Yang Jin Bang creek in Shanghai. Labelled as ‘YanKing Pang Creek…

[Glass Slide.01/(046)] Gates to the Summer Palace, Beijing
[Glass Slide.01/(046)] Gates to the Summer Palace, Beijing

Black and white view of gates leading to the Summer Palace, Beijing. Labelled as ‘Yuen Ming Yuen’.

[Glass Slide.01/(047)] Garden, China
[Glass Slide.01/(047)] Garden, China

Black and white view of a garden in China. Labelled as ‘Yuen’.

[Glass Slide.01/(048)] Architecture, China
[Glass Slide.01/(048)] Architecture, China

Black and white view of a stone bridge leading to an entrance of a building in China. Labelled as ‘Poo…

[Glass Slide.01/(049)] Rural Scene, China
[Glass Slide.01/(049)] Rural Scene, China

Black and white view of a Chinese countryside with houses and people. Labelled as ‘Chinmiang’.

[Glass Slide.01/(050)] Ming Xiaoling, Nanjing
[Glass Slide.01/(050)] Ming Xiaoling, Nanjing

Black and white view of Ming Xiaoling, Nanjing. Labelled as ‘Ming Tombs’.

[Glass Slide.01/(051)] Rural Scene, China
[Glass Slide.01/(051)] Rural Scene, China

Black and white view of houses in the countryside, China.  Possibly near Shanghai; the label reads ‘Ziccaway’ which is in…

[Glass Slide.01/(052)] Fukien Temple, Ningbo
[Glass Slide.01/(052)] Fukien Temple, Ningbo

Black and white view of the Fukien Temple (aka Temple of the Goddess Ma tsu-Pu), Ningbo. Labelled as ‘City Temple,…

[Glass Slide.01/(053)] Chinese Courthouse, China
[Glass Slide.01/(053)] Chinese Courthouse, China

Black and white view of the front of a Chinese courthouse, China. Labelled as ‘Mixed Court’. This ‘Mixed Court’ building…

[Glass Slide.01/(054)] Chinese Family, China
[Glass Slide.01/(054)] Chinese Family, China

Black and white view of a Chinese family, China. Labelled as ‘Chinese Family’.

[Glass Slide.01/(055)] Henan Road, Shanghai
[Glass Slide.01/(055)] Henan Road, Shanghai

Black and white view of the front of a shop, Shanghai. Labelled as ‘Honan Road, Silver Shop’.

[Glass Slide.01/(056)] Fishing Boat, China
[Glass Slide.01/(056)] Fishing Boat, China

Black and white image of a fishing boat with three fishermen, China. Labelled as ‘Tuna & Raft Boat’.

[Glass Slide.01/(057)] Chinese Mandarin, China
[Glass Slide.01/(057)] Chinese Mandarin, China

Black and white image of a seated Chinese Mandarin. Labelled as ‘Mandarin’. 

[Glass Slide.01/(058)] Junk, China
[Glass Slide.01/(058)] Junk, China

Black and white image of a Chinese junk, China. Labelled as ‘Junk’.

[Glass Slide.01/(059)] Mourning Altar, China
[Glass Slide.01/(059)] Mourning Altar, China

Black and white view of the front of a mourning altar with three mourners, China. Labelled as ‘Mourning’. 

[Glass Slide.01/(060)] Ploughing a Field, China
[Glass Slide.01/(060)] Ploughing a Field, China

Black and white image of two men and a water buffalo ploughing a field, China. Labelled as ‘Ploughing’.

[Glass Slide.01/(061)] Performers, China
[Glass Slide.01/(061)] Performers, China

Black and white image of group of Chinese performers, China. Labelled as ‘Joss Procession’.

[Glass Slide.01/(062)] Fishing, Shanghai
[Glass Slide.01/(062)] Fishing, Shanghai

Black and white image of fishermen fishing, China. Corresponding photograph found on University of Bristol ‘Historical Photographs of China ref….

[Glass Slide.01/(063)] Rickshaw, China
[Glass Slide.01/(063)] Rickshaw, China

Black and white image of a rickshaw puller and his passenger, China. Labelled as ‘Ricksha’. 

[Glass Slide.01/(064)] Sampan, Ningbo
[Glass Slide.01/(064)] Sampan, Ningbo

Black and white image of two sampans on water in the foreground with houses and more sampans in the background,…

[Glass Slide.01/(065)] Chinese Couple, China
[Glass Slide.01/(065)] Chinese Couple, China

Black and white image of a Chinese man (standing) and woman (seated), China. Labelled as ‘Beggars’.

[Glass Slide.01/(066)] Wedding Procession, China
[Glass Slide.01/(066)] Wedding Procession, China

Black and white image of a wedding procession, China. Labelled as ‘Wedding Procession’. Photograph by William Saunders.

[Glass Slide.01/(067)] Rural Scene, China
[Glass Slide.01/(067)] Rural Scene, China

Black and white view of a rural road in China. Labelled as ‘Chinaihng (?)’.

[Glass Slide.01/(068)] Chinese Home, China
[Glass Slide.01/(068)] Chinese Home, China

Black and white view of the interior of a Chinese home. Labelled as ‘(?)’.

[Glass Slide.01/(069)] Landscape, Guangzhou
[Glass Slide.01/(069)] Landscape, Guangzhou

Black and white bird’s eye view of rivers and rooftops, Guangzhou. Labelled as ‘Canton’.

[Glass Slide.01/(070)] Rural Scene, China
[Glass Slide.01/(070)] Rural Scene, China

Black and white view of houses in the countryside, China.  Possibly near Shanghai; the label reads ‘Ziccaway’ which is in…

[Glass Slide.01/(071)] Gateway, China
[Glass Slide.01/(071)] Gateway, China

Black and white view of gateways, China. Labelled as ‘Chingrians, Windows’. 

[Glass Slide.01/(072)] Chinese Family, China
[Glass Slide.01/(072)] Chinese Family, China

Black and white image of a Chinese family. Labelled as ‘Mandarin’s Family’.

[Glass Slide.01/(073)] Chinese Family, China
[Glass Slide.01/(073)] Chinese Family, China

Black and white image of a Chinese family. Labelled as ‘Gentleman’s Family’.

[Glass Slide.01/(074)] Ancestor Worship, China
[Glass Slide.01/(074)] Ancestor Worship, China

Black and white image of ancestor worship. Labelled as ‘Ancestral Worship’.

[Glass Slide.01/(075)] Zongli Yamen (?), Beijing
[Glass Slide.01/(075)] Zongli Yamen (?), Beijing

Black and white view of front of building labelled as the Zongli Yamen in Beijing. This identification is probably incorrect….

[Glass Slide.01/(076)] Temple, Beijing
[Glass Slide.01/(076)] Temple, Beijing

Black and white view of Temple Gates, Beijing. Labelled as ‘Confucian Temple, Pekin’. 

[Glass Slide.01/(077)] Temple of Heaven, Beijing
[Glass Slide.01/(077)] Temple of Heaven, Beijing

Black and white distant view of gateway and temples, Beijing. Labelled as ‘Pekin, Temple of Heaven’.

[Glass Slide.01/(078)] Summer Palace, Beijing
[Glass Slide.01/(078)] Summer Palace, Beijing

Black and white view of the Summer Palace, Beijing. Labelled as ‘Yuen Ming Yuen’. 

[Glass Slide.01/(079)] Gates of the Summer Palace, Beijing
[Glass Slide.01/(079)] Gates of the Summer Palace, Beijing

Black and white view of a gateway. Labelled as ‘Yuen Ming Yuen’.

[Glass Slide.01/(080)] Marble Boat, Beijing
[Glass Slide.01/(080)] Marble Boat, Beijing

Black and white image of the Marble Boat in the Summer Palace, or Yihe Yuan, Beijing. Labelled as ‘Yuen Ming…

[Glass Slide.01/(081)] Gateway, Beijing
[Glass Slide.01/(081)] Gateway, Beijing

Black and white view of large gateway, Beijing. Labelled as ‘Balum, Pekin’.

[Glass Slide.01/(082)] Ming Tombs, Beijing
[Glass Slide.01/(082)] Ming Tombs, Beijing

Black and white image of stone camels at the Ming tombs. Labelled as ‘Ming Tombs’.

[Glass Slide.01/(083)] Five Pagoda Temple, Beijing
[Glass Slide.01/(083)] Five Pagoda Temple, Beijing

Black and white image of the Five Pagoda Temple in Beijing. Labelled as ‘Yuen Ming Yuen, Peking’.

[Glass Slide.01/(084)] Musicians, China
[Glass Slide.01/(084)] Musicians, China

Black and white image of four Chinese musicians. Labelled as ‘Musicians’.

[Glass Slide.01/(085)] Musicians, China
[Glass Slide.01/(085)] Musicians, China

Black and white image of ten Chinese musicians. Labelled as ‘Musicians’.

[Glass Slide.01/(086)] Pagoda of Cishou Temple, Beijing
[Glass Slide.01/(086)] Pagoda of Cishou Temple, Beijing

Black and white image of the Pagoda of Cishou Temple in Beijing. Labelled as ‘Pekin’. 

[Glass Slide.01/(087)] Actors, China
[Glass Slide.01/(087)] Actors, China

Black and white image of nine Chinese actors. Labelled as ‘Actors’. 

[Glass Slide.01/(088)] Chinese Woman, China
[Glass Slide.01/(088)] Chinese Woman, China

Black and white image of a seated Chinese woman. Labelled as ‘Lady’.

[Glass Slide.01/(089)] Merchant & his Family, China
[Glass Slide.01/(089)] Merchant & his Family, China

Black and white image of a Chinese merchant and his family. Labelled as ‘Merchant & Family’.

[Glass Slide.01/(090)] Amah & Baby, China
[Glass Slide.01/(090)] Amah & Baby, China

Black and white image of an amah carrying a baby in a sling wrap on her back. Labelled as ‘Amah’. 

[Glass Slide.01/(091)] Manchu Woman, China
[Glass Slide.01/(091)] Manchu Woman, China

Black and white image of a Manchu woman. Labelled as ‘Manchu’.

[Glass Slide.01/(092)] Sedan Chairs, China
[Glass Slide.01/(092)] Sedan Chairs, China

Black and white image of two sedan chairs and bearers. Labelled as ‘Chairs’.

[Glass Slide.01/(093)] Suppertime, China
[Glass Slide.01/(093)] Suppertime, China

Black and white image of Chinese people, three eating supper. Labelled as ‘Supper’.

[Glass Slide.01/(094)] Dinnertime, China
[Glass Slide.01/(094)] Dinnertime, China

Black and white image of four Chinese men eating dinner. Labelled as ‘Dinner Time’.

[Glass Slide.01/(095)] The Bund, Shanghai
[Glass Slide.01/(095)] The Bund, Shanghai

Black and white image of water taken from The Bund, Shanghai. Labelled as ‘Bund’.

[Glass Slide.01/(096)] Temple of Heaven, Beijing
[Glass Slide.01/(096)] Temple of Heaven, Beijing

Black and white image of the Temple of Heaven, Beijing. Corresponding image on University of Bristol ‘Historical Photographs of China’…

[Glass Slide.01/(097)] Ming City Wall Ruins, Beijing
[Glass Slide.01/(097)] Ming City Wall Ruins, Beijing

Black and white image of the Beijing Ming City Wall Ruins. Labelled as ‘City Wall, Pekin’.

[Glass Slide.01/(098)] Ming City Wall Ruins, Beijing
[Glass Slide.01/(098)] Ming City Wall Ruins, Beijing

Black and white image of the Beijing Ming City Wall Ruins. Labelled as ‘City Wall, Pekin’.

[Glass Slide.01/(099)] Beisi Pagoda, Suzhou
[Glass Slide.01/(099)] Beisi Pagoda, Suzhou

Black and white image of the Beisi Pagoda in Suzhou. Labelled as ‘Pagoda, Soochow’.