Notes

University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: He03-216. Photo from an album (UoB reference He03) kept in the School of Oriental and African Studies Archives, London (SOAS reference PP MS 82/14). No caption in the album for this photo. Empress Dowager Cixi (慈禧太后, Cíxǐ Tàihòu, Tz'u-Hsi T'ai-hou) (1835 – 1908), is sitting in the middle of this group, which includes Empress Longyu, Concubine Jin, Princess Derling, Derling's mother, wife of Cixi's nephew, Prince Qing's third and fourth daughters, Li Lianying and others, in Zhonghai, Beihai Park (Beihai Gongyuan), Peking (Beijing). Cixi is in the guise of Guanyin, the godess of mercy - and surrounded by lotus flowers. Photograph by Xunling (Xun Ling). A framed print of this photograph is on the wall in another Hedgeland photograph (See He-s11).

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Location
Estimated date
1903-1905
Photographer
Material
Paper
Media
Black and white photograph
Repository
Archives & Special Collections, SOAS Library, University of London