University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: Bo02-085. Bonze = European name for a Chinese or Japanese priest. In China, prayer beads are named shu zhu 数珠 ('counting beads'), Fo zhu 佛珠 ('Buddha beads'), or nian zhu 念珠 ('mindfulness beads'). Photograph by Major J.C. Watson; possibly in Ningpo (Ningbo). See Hv37-37.
Black and white photograph