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.
A musician and a boy, with a yang qin ("foreign zither") and small bagpipes
Black and white photograph
Cadbury Research Library (Special Collections), University of Birmingham