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.
Celestial globe and quadrant, Imperial Observatory, Peking
Black and white photograph