Fangguanyan temple (方广岩寺), Geling Mountain, near Fuzhou (福州)

Fangguanyan temple (方广岩寺), Geling Mountain, near Fuzhou (福州)

Notes

University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: DH-s029. Fangguanyan temple (方广岩寺), which still stands, was also known as Yuen Fu (Yuen Foo) Monastery (or Joss House). On the left is Tianquan Hall; on the right Avalokiteshvara Hall. This photograph by Tung Hing is similar to one by John Thomson published in his book, 'Foochow and the River Min'. See Hv36-23, Hv36-24, Hv36-25, Os01-070, Os01-100, Os03-033 and Os03-034.

Location

Fuzhou

Estimated Date

1870-1890

Photographer

Tung Hing

Material

Paper

Media

Black and white photograph

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