Notes

University of Bristol – Historical Photographs of China reference number: WS01-056. Admiral Sah Cheng-ping (Sa Zhenbing) was commander of Qing fleet sent to supress the rebellion. Kil. 10 = Kilometre Ten.  This image is reproduced by page 70 in China's Revolution 1911-1912 by Edwin J. Dingle (1912) and captioned: "THE EFFECT OF A NAVAL BOMBARDMENT. This populous village was burned to the ground in the first engagement of Admiral Sah's fleet with the revolutionary army".  The image is also reproduced in The Birth of a Republic - Francis Stafford’s Photographs of China’s 1911 Revolution and Beyond by Hanchao Lu (University of Washington Press, 2010), page 94, but without a caption.

Caption on mount
Villages between Kil. 10 + the Concessions set on fire by shells from Imperialist cruisers under Admiral Sah.
Caption on photograph
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Location
Date
October 1911
Material
Paper
Media
Black and white photograph