University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: NA05-04. From an album (C0 1069/425. CHINA 5. Siege of Peking, Boxer Rebellion, 1900.) in The National Archives. Crown copyright image reproduced by permission of The National Archives, London, England. The National Archives give no warranty as to the accuracy, completeness or fitness for purpose of the information provided. This image may be used only for purposes of research, private study or education. Applications for any other use should be made to The National Archives Image Library, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 4DU, UK. The 'International Gun' (also known as 'Old Betsy', 'Boxer Bill', 'Old Crock' and the 'Empress Dowager'), during the siege of the Legation Quarter, Peking (Beijing). The cannon is now in storage at the US Naval Academy Museum, Annapolis, Maryland, United States. In foreground, note the curtain textiles etc used to make these sandbags. Photograph by Reverend Charles A. Killie. See BL-n033.
'The International Gun', an improvised cannon used during siege of the Legation Quarter, Peking
Black and white photograph
The National Archives, London