Avenue near Tiantong Temple (Heavenly Child Temple, 天童寺), Ningbo

Avenue near Tiantong Temple (Heavenly Child Temple, 天童寺), Ningbo

Collection

Bowra, Edward

Identifier

Bo02-053

Notes

University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: Bo02-053. The caption in the album is: ‘49. (see 44)’. The caption for 44 is: ‘Avenue near T’ĭn-dōng Z’. (i.e. Heavenly Youth's Monastery). The European man could be Edward C.M. Bowra. Tien-dong (Tiantong Si; The Temple or Monastery of the Heavenly Child; 天童寺), near Ningpo (Ningbo). A famous Chan (Zen) Buddhist temple. See Bo01-008, Bo01-009, Bo02-066, Bo02-095 and Hv37-48.

Caption in album or on mount

49. (see 44)

Location

Ningbo

Estimated Date

1870

Photographer

Watson, Major J.C.

Material

Paper

Media

Black and white photograph

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