Notes

University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: UB01-16. From an album held in University of Bristol Library, Special Collections (ref: DM2520). The Emperor's Temple is described as follows in A Pictorial Handbook to Canton: ‘The Emperor’s Temple was built in the early part of the 18th Century. It is situated in the same street as the Viceroy’s Literary Club. On certain days during the year all Civil and Military mandarins are obliged to come here to worship the Imperial Tablets of the Emperor and Empress.’ Source: A Pictorial Handbook to Canton (Middlesbrough, Hood & Co., 1905), p. 11.

Caption on mount
Emperor’s temple. Canton.
Caption on photograph
EMPEROR'S TEMPLE, CANTON.


Location
Estimated date
1880-1890
Photographer
Material
Paper
Media
Black and white photograph
Repository
University of Bristol Library, Special Collections