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The fall of Pekin — scenes beneath the blood-stained walls of the Purple City.


9 scenes of the fall of Pekin: 1. One of the jealously guarded entrances to the imperial palace 2. The fortified walls of Pekin 3. Insied the walls of the Chinese or Southern city of Pekin 4. An outside glimpse of Hsu-Ching-Cheng 5. Entrance to the French Legation at Pekin 6. The famous Kowtow gateway of the purple city 7. The approach to the British Kegation at Pekin 8. Loo-Mau-Tsz, a street in the Tartar city 9.One of the "Chinese pavilions in the British Legation

Source The Sphere, 1900-08-25
Format 1 print : engraving, black and white ; 42 x 59 cm
Publisher London : Publisher not identified
Year 1900
HKBU Library collection Illustrations from British historical newspapers
Work type Print
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