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Guide to the China Photographs
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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

    Access Restrictions


    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    China Photographs. SC 890. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Acquisition Information

    Purchase, 2005.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    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.