Historical Photographs of China reference for this set: Nh11. Large-Miscellaneous large-sized photographs 其它大型照片. (left to right) Sun Kuang-chun (Sun Guangjun 孫光俊), Wang Wan-sheng (Wang Wansheng 王萬盛), Ku Ting-peng (Gu Tingpeng 顧廷鵬), Lo Chi-Mei (Luo Jimei) 羅寄梅, Lo Fang (Luo Fang) 羅芳, Rewi Alley, Assistant Lama, Yi Lama 易喇嘛, Joseph Needham and Wu Tso-Rjen (Wu Zuoren 吳作人) at a dinner, hosted by Lo Chi-Mei and Lo Fang, which included chocolate cake, at Chienfotung (Qianfodong) 千佛洞, Tunhuang (Dunhuang) 敦煌 Photographs from the collection may be reproduced only with written permission. For permissions, contact the Librarian, East Asian History of Science Library, Needham Research Institute. Further information about the library and the ‘Joseph Needham Photographs – Wartime China, 1943-1946’:

Caption on mount
Caves of Thousand Buddhas, Tunhuang, October 1943. These are pictures of a party, held on Sunday 10th October 1943, with Sun Kuang-chun, Wang Ying-lai, Mr. Lo, Mrs Lo, Rewi Alley, Assistant Lama, , JN, and others.

Estimated date
10 October 1943
Black and white photograph
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