Picnic at Kuang Shan Tsu, June 1891

Picnic at Kuang Shan Tsu, June 1891




University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: NA01-18. From an album in The National Archives entitled: ‘The Chinese Customs in Peking 1889-1891’. (C0 1069/421. CHINA 1. Social life of Chinese Customs Service in Peking, 1889-1891). Crown copyright image reproduced by permission of The National Archives, London, England. The National Archives give no warranty as to the accuracy, completeness or fitness for purpose of the information provided. This image may be used only for purposes of research, private study or education. Applications for any other use should be made to The National Archives Image Library, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 4DU, UK. Telephone: 020 8392 5225. Fax: 020 8392 5266. Infringement of the above condition may result in legal action. Sir John Newell Jordan (1852-1925), British diplomat, is sitting immediately to the right of the tree, facing away from the camera. At the time, Mr John Newell Jordan was the acting Chinese Secretary at the British Legation, Peking. Henry Somerset Saunderson (1868-1947) is sitting on the steps, in white, with his pith helmet on a knee.

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Picnic at Kuang Shan Tsu, 6 June 1891.




Saturday 6 June 1891




Black and white photograph


The National Archives, London

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