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Description
Image ID24915
TitleOld blockhouse at Mo-tu
CollectionOther collections
LocationShanghai
Estimated date1902
PhotographerCharles Ewart Darwent
Caption in album or on mount

Old gate Mo-tu

Image typeBlack and white photograph
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Note(s)

University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: Da01-09.  This building is most likely the remains of fort dating from the Taiping rebellion (1850-1864). Probably near Shanghai.  From an album inscribed to Herbert Wilcockson from C. E. Darwent. The Revd. C.E. Darwent, Minister of the Union Church, was also a photographer and author of a photographer-friendly guidebook to Shanghai:'Shanghai: a handbook for travellers and residents to the chief objects of interest in and around the foreign settlement and native city' (1904).

Keyword(s) [en]Darwent ; river ; sluice ; fort ; blockhouse ; Taiping
HPC referenceDa01-09
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