University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: Bk04-41. Source: 'The Pageant of Peking' by Donald Mennie (A.S.Watson and Co., Shanghai, 1920). The gate-tower of Yongdingmen (Gate of Eternal Stability), is the central gate of the southern wall of Peking's Outer City. It was the starting point of the major north-south axis of the city.
Black and white photograph