Notes

University of Bristol – Historical Photographs of China reference number: WS01-003. Left: Liu Fiji (1883-1911).  Right: Peng Chufan (1884-1911).  These men were executed on 10th October.  Along with another executed leader, Yang Hongsheng (1886-1911), they were honoured by the Republican government as the 'Three Pioneering Martyrs of the Revolution'. See The Birth of a Republic - Francis Stafford’s Photographs of China’s 1911 Revolution and Beyond by Hanchao Lu (University of Washington Press, 2010), pages 44 and 45.

Caption on mount
Two of the original Revolutionists beheaded by Viceroy Jui Cheng.


Location
Date
October 1911
Material
Paper
Media
Black and white photograph