Notes

University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: SB-s25. Photograph taken at the Summer Palace, Peking (Beijing). The car was a present given to the Empress Dowager Cixi by Yuan Shikai - and is said to have been the first car in China. The vehicle, now restored, is still at the Summer Palace. See Mo04-091.

Caption on mount
Car used by the Empress Dowager
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Location
Estimated date
1930s
Material
Paper
Media
Black and white photograph