Notes

University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: JC-s196. Stereoview published by Underwood & Underwood. Photograph by James A. Ricalton. In the background are two 'baby towers' - and beyond, a gate and city walls. Unwanted babies, or the bodies of dead babies whose parents were too poor to bury the deceased baby, could be abandoned at a Baby Tower. See JC-s198.

Caption on mount
Reverent but prejudicial Ancestor Worship - one of China's immense Cemeteries; which seriously lessen her productive land area.
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Location
Estimated date
1900
Photographer
Material
Paper
Media
Black and white photograph