Notes

University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: NA04-26. From an album (C0 1069/424. CHINA 4. Views of European forces in Peking during Boxer Rebellion, 1900.) in The National Archives. Crown copyright image reproduced by permission of The National Archives, London, England. The National Archives give no warranty as to the accuracy, completeness or fitness for purpose of the information provided. This image may be used only for purposes of research, private study or education. Applications for any other use should be made to The National Archives Image Library, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 4DU, UK. Telephone: 020 8392 5225. Fax: 020 8392 5266. Infringement of the above condition may result in legal action. No caption in the album for this photograph. The photograph was probably taken in Tianjin. The pictured gun is a Royal Navy Nordenfelt .45 calibre, 5 Barrel, manually operated machine gun. One of these guns was used in the defence of the Legations at Beijing and at least one more was at the Battle of Tientsin.

Caption on photograph
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Estimated date
1900
Material
Paper
Media
Black and white photograph
Repository
The National Archives, London