University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: OH01-087. This is a view of Legation Street, looking towards Hatamen Street, with the Methodist Hospital in the background. To the right of the hospital, and across the street, Wannieck's store. Leopold Wannieck was an early postcard publisher of Peking views. A related photograph is reproduced in J.O.P. Bland's 'Recent Events and Present Policies in China' (1912), on page 246, and captioned: 'Patrol of the Legation Guards through the City of Peking, to restore Confidence after the Mutiny of Troops (March, 1912).' See Mx04-040 and Sw13-091 and WC01-201.
Patrol of the Legation Guards, Legation Street, Beijing, 1912
Black and white photograph