Zeng Zhang Tianwang (增长天王), Four Heavenly Kings Hall, Longhua Temple, Shanghai (上海)

Zeng Zhang Tianwang (增长天王), Four Heavenly Kings Hall, Longhua Temple, Shanghai (上海)

Collection

Montgomery, John

Identifier

JM01-001

Notes

University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: JM01-001. One of four Great Heavenly King statues in the Four Heavenly Kings Hall. Zeng Zhang Tianwang, King of the South and ruler of wind. See GJ01-078, JM01-002, JM01-003 and JM04-140 (same figure in bomb damaged temple in 1937).

Caption in album or on mount

The Temple of Lungwha These two Gods are two of the four which make up the ["Sz Ting Gwu"] four Golden Gods. Owing to bad light and bad position, it was impossible to take the other two Gods. The God of Wind

Location

Shanghai

Estimated Date

1920s

Material

Paper

Media

Black and white photograph

Repository

University of Bristol Library, Special Collections

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