Notes

University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: WC01-086.  Celestial globe and quadrant, Imperial Observatory (北京古观象台 Guanxiangtai), Peking (Beijing).  Father Ferdinand Verbiest (1623 -1688) was a Flemish Jesuit missionary in China, who rebuilt and re-equipped the Ancient Observatory.



Location
Estimated date
1912-1914
Material
Paper
Media
Black and white photograph