Ruin of a pagoda at Hills, near Shanghai

Ruin of a pagoda at Hills, near Shanghai

Collection

Vacher-Hilditch

Identifier

VH02-015

Notes

University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: VH02-015. Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution reference: L04357-005b. The Feng wen Hills were between Qingpu and the suburban Songjuiang district of modern Shanghai, 20 miles west of old Shanghai. Photograph by Robert Sillar. Reproduced in ‘History of Photography in China 1842-1860’ by Terry Bennett (Quaritch, 2009), on page 72. The pagoda is also in HD-s05, HD-s06, HD-s36, LD01-050, VH02-092, VH02-165, VH02-171, VH02-174 and VH02-227.

Caption in album or on mount

Old Pagoda at Hills Shanghae 1857 / R.G.S.

Location

Shanghai

Date

1857

Photographer

Sillar, Robert

Material

Paper

Media

Black and white photograph

Repository

Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution, Bath

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