Cryptomeria Avenue near Tiantong Temple (Heavenly Child Temple, 天童寺), Ningbo

Cryptomeria Avenue near Tiantong Temple (Heavenly Child Temple, 天童寺), Ningbo

Notes

University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: Bo02-066. Cryptomeria = evergreen coniferous tree, of North China and Japan ('Japanese Cedar'). Tien-dong (Tiantong Si; The Temple or Monastery of the Heavenly Child; 天童寺), near Ningpo (Ningbo). A famous Chan (Zen) Buddhist temple. See Bo01-008, Bo01-009, Bo02-053, Bo02-095 and Hv37-48.

Caption in album or on mount

62. Cryptomeria Avenue near T’ĭn-dōng Z (see No1).

Location

Ningbo

Estimated Date

1870

Photographer

Watson, Major J.C.

Material

Paper

Media

Black and white photograph

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