University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: BL-n063. Caption on typed list accompanying the box of negatives: ''Lest we forget' corner'. Digitised from a negative made for a copy print. 'LEST WE FORGET' was inscribed on the wall inside the British Legation after the Boxer Uprising. The phrase 'Lest we forget' was taken from the 1897 Rudyard Kipling poem, "Recessional". See also BL-n041 and NA06-08.
The 'Lest we forget' corner, British Legation, Peking
Black and white photograph