Guide to the China Photographs
Processed by E. Fields
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Title: China Photographs
Date (inclusive): ca. 1900
Collection number: SC 890
Extent: .02 linear feet (1 folder)
Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Department of Special Collections
Santa Barbara, California 93106-9010
Physical location: Vault
Language of Material: Collection materials in English
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China Photographs. SC 890. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.
The collection contains 14 b/w photographs of scenes of various locales in turn of the century China.Some photos have handwritten captions, in English, on the back. Photographs of western troops on horseback suggest timeframe may be period of Boxer Rebellion following the intervention by western military forces in 1900.
Locales include Shanghai and Hankow (now Wuhan) and a shot of steamships in what appears to be Hong Kong harbor. There are several views of the Ming Tombs with touring parties (one with soldiers on horseback, another with a group of men and women in civilian dress) as well as shots of various public buildings, pagodas, and other sights.