Notes

University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: Ph04-122. This photograph shows part of the fortified perimeter of the Legation Quarter, as well as part of the ‘glacis’ or open space, a buffer zone cleared of buildings after the Boxer Uprising to prevent further surprise attacks etc. Later the glacis was used for sporting activities.



Location
Estimated date
1928-1929
Material
Paper
Media
Black and white photograph