Notes

University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: Mx01-103. Cadbury Research Library archive finding number: DA26/2/2/4 (John Preston Maxwell Papers). Mt. Ari is Alishan 阿里山, in Jiayi County, southwestern Taiwan. The Alishan Sacred Tree (阿里山神木), was an ancient red cypress. The tree was struck by lightning in 1956, damaged by heavy rain in 1997, and finally cut down in 1998, the trunk now lying in situ.

Caption on mount
Celebrated tree on Mt. Ari / Said to be 2000 years old.


Location
Estimated date
1912-1925
Material
Paper
Media
Black and white photograph
Repository
Cadbury Research Library (Special Collections), University of Birmingham