Notes

University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: Mx04-023. Cadbury Research Library archive finding number: DA26/2/2/3 (John Preston Maxwell Papers). The yang qin or 'foreign zither' is a hammered dulcimer introduced into China in about the eighteenth century, originally from Persia (Iran). The musician is holding a pair of delicate wooden beaters.

Caption on mount
A musician


Estimated date
1900s
Material
Paper
Media
Black and white photograph
Repository
Cadbury Research Library (Special Collections), University of Birmingham