Notes

University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: Bo01-011. Photo from an album (UoB reference Bo01) kept at the Royal Society for Asian Affairs, London (RSAA reference RSAA/SC/BOW/1). Tien-dong (Tiantong Si; The Temple or Monastery of the Heavenly Child; 天童寺), near Ningpo (Ningbo).  A famous Chan (Zen) Buddhist temple.  See Hv37-42.

Caption on mount
Incremation urns of Buddhist priests. Tien-dong.
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Location
Estimated date
1870
Material
Paper
Media
Black and white photograph