View over the British Consulate, Kunming (昆明)

View over the British Consulate, Kunming (昆明)




University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: NA30-141. 'Mr Combe' refers to G.A. Combe, Acting British Consul General in Kunming (formerly known as Yunnanfu). The University in the background (far left) is most probably Yunnan University (云南大学), founded in 1922-23 as a private institution called University of the Eastern Land. See NA30-134, NA30-135, NA30-136, NA30-137, NA30-139, NA30-143, and NA30-145 (other external views of the British Consulate in Kunming). From a set of photographs in The National Archives referenced as ‘WORK 55/3’. 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.

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C / [on the back of the photograph:] H.M. Consulate General, Yunnanfu, from house opposite. University in background. / Enclosure in Mr Combe's Accounts No. 10 of 15/9/27. WORK SS/3 86



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The National Archives, London

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