Civilians and revolutionary soldiers watching an engagement from a railway embankment

Civilians and revolutionary soldiers watching an engagement from a railway embankment

Identifier

WS01-054

Notes

University of Bristol – Historical Photographs of China reference number: WS01-054. This photograph is reproduced in 'Letters from Hankow - The Chinese Revolution of 1911 - The Eye Witness Account of Laura Beckingsale' (Pomegranate Books, 2011), Fig. 14, and captioned: "This was taken on the first day of the battle when the Fleet destroyed a small village by shells.  Notice the small table on the embankment. It is very queer how they suspend hostilities when meal-times come round!".

Caption in album or on mount

Troops + villagers watching an engagement from railway embankments.

Caption on photograph

26

Location

Wuhan

Date

October 1911

Material

Paper

Media

Black and white photograph

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