Yuan Shikai (袁世凯), the first President of the Republic of China, Beijing, 10 October 1913
University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: WC01-197. Yuan Shikai (袁世凯, 袁世凱, Yuán Shìkǎi, Yüan Shih-k'ai, Róng'ān, 容庵, Yuán Xiàngchéng, 袁项城) (1859 – 1916) - a Chinese emperor, general, statesman and warlord. This photograph was taken when Yuan Shikai received foreign envoys in Peking (Beijing) soon after the founding of the Republic of China (See the photograph reproduced on page 125 of 'The Birth of a Republic' by Hanchao Lu (University of Washington Press, 2010). See He03-249.
Friday 10 October 1913
Black and white photograph
University of Bristol Library, Special Collections