Notes

University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: FD-s236. Temple of the Jade King (玉皇 庙)  or Heavenly Gate, Jade Emperor Peak, a large Taoist temple on the top of Mount Tai (Tai Shan 泰山), north of Tai'an, Shandong (Taianfu, Shantung). Mount Tai is one of the Five Sacred Mountains of China and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. A similar view of Mount Tai (泰山) is printed on the Chinese bank note 5 Yuan (CNY) / 5 Renminbi (RMB). See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mount_Tai. See FD-s233, FD-s234, FD-s235FD-s237 and FD-s238. See also NA07-147, which is a detail of the entrance to the Temple of the Jade King (玉皇庙).

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Location
Estimated date
1930s
Material
Paper
Media
Black and white photograph
Repository
University of Bristol Library, Special Collections