St Anthony's Church, damaged by the 1874 typhoon, Macau

St Anthony's Church, damaged by the 1874 typhoon, Macau




University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: NA15-18. St Anthony's Church (Igreja de Santo António) is one of the oldest churches in Macau. It was first built in 1560 and was reconstructed in stone in 1638. The church was destroyed by a fire during the 1874 typhoon and was later rebuilt. From an album in The National Archives entitled ‘HONG KONG 2. Hong Kong and Macao: the typhoon of 22 September 1874. (CO 1069/445)’. 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. Telephone: 020 8392 5225. Fax: 020 8392 5266. Infringement of the above condition may result in legal action.

Caption in album or on mount

St. Antonio Church, destroyed by typhoon & Fire of 22 & 23 Sep. /74. Macao.




September 1874




Black and white photograph


The National Archives, London

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