University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: Ru02-61. Photo from an album (UoB reference Ru02). No caption for this photograph in the album. See page 116 'Old Peking - The City and its People', Hai Feng Publishing Co., 1993, where this image is captioned 'Peking Opera: The Commander Who Wanted to Execute His Own Son - This is a photo of a Peking Opera performance in the early years of the Republic'. See Ru02-62 (for another photograph, taken at the same photographic studio). See also AB01-25 (a portrait of the boy on the right).
Peking opera cast for 'The Commander Who Wanted to Execute His Own Son'
Black and white photograph
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