In the background are "struck gas" evaporating sheds built within a short period of time in Ziliujing Qu, Sichuan, China. There were four hundred salt evaporating pans fuelled by natural gas in these sheds.

Author / Creator Unknown
Format 1 lantern slide : glass, hand color ; 9 x 9 cm.
Publisher Publisher unidentified
Year between 1902 and 1905.
HKBU Library collection China Through the Eyes of CIM Missionaries 中國內地會傳教士眼中的中國
Work type Photograph
Keyword(s) Salt industry and trade Sichuan
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Cite this image as: "Salt evaporating shed", in Hong Kong Baptist University Library Art Collections, accessed 21/06/2424, https://bcc.lib.hkbu.edu.hk/artcollection/cim-l004.

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