Detail of a statue of the goddess Sheng Mu wearing a phoenix headdress on Hua Mountain
Historical Photographs of China album reference: Hv30. Hua Shan album. Album containing photographs of Hua Mountain in eastern Shensi (eastern Shaanxi). Icon: Also known as the Azure-cloud Primordial Lady, Pi-hsia Yuan-chun (characters) identified with Kuan-yin Pusa, the Buddhist goddess of mercy. Access to original photographs, negatives, and albums in the Hedda Morrison photograph collection is restricted. Photographs in the Hedda Morrison photograph collection: Copyright various dates, President and Fellows of Harvard College; all rights reserved. Digital images made from photographs in the Hedda Morrison photograph collection: Copyright 2000, President and Fellows of Harvard College; all rights reserved. Photographs and images from the collection may be reproduced only with written permission. Contact the Harvard-Yenching Library for permissions and fees.