Notes

University of Bristol – Historical Photographs of China reference number: WS01-054. This photograph is reproduced in Letters from Hankow - The Chinese Revolution of 1911 - The Eye Witness Account of Laura Beckingsale (Pomegranate Books, 2011), Fig. 14, and captioned: "This was taken on the first day of the battle when the Fleet destroyed a small village by shells.  Notice the small table on the embankment. It is very queer how they suspend hostilities when meal-times come round!".

Caption on mount
Troops + villagers watching an engagement from railway embankments.
Caption on photograph
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Location
Date
October 1911
Material
Paper
Media
Black and white photograph