Notes

University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: Ar01-031. The shrine of Qiu Jin (秋瑾 Ch’iu Chin Fen, Xuanqing, Jingxiong), West Lake, Hangchow (Hangzhou). Qiu Jin (8 November 1875-15 July 1907) was executed after a failed uprising against the Qing Dynasty in 1907. Qiu Jin is a national heroine and feminist icon.  After the 1911 Revolution, a new tomb was built, see http://www.chinaheritagequarterly.org/features.php?searchterm=028_change2.inc&issue=028 and https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qiu_Jin.  Behind the entrance gate is a metal pavilion - the Pavilion of Winds and Rains.  See fig 20 at http://www.chinaheritagequarterly.org/features.php?searchterm=028_change2.inc&issue=028.  See Ar01-030.

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