Notes

University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: Ru-s055.  Jingfuge (Hall of Utmost Blessing), Summer Palace, Peking (Beijing).  The couplet on the column is said to be by Empress Dowager Cixi.  It describes beauty as beautiful as the purple sky.

Caption on photograph
Into Mongolia through the Great Wall of China


Location
Estimated date
1930s
Material
Paper
Media
Black and white photograph