Bronze guardian lions (tongshi 銅獅) at the East Palace Gate (东宫门), Summer Palace, Beijing
University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: Bo01-080. No caption in the album for this photograph. The entrance to the New Summer Palace, which was burned and looted by Anglo-French forces in 1860, is closed off with a new plain wall. A man is standing beside the bronze female lion (with a lion cub under her paw) in the foreground. The male lion is in the background. Photograph by Charles Frederick Moore.