Yuen Fu Monastery Cave

Made:
c. 1871 in Fujian
photographer:
John Thomson
'Yuen-fu Monastry Cave'
      A photograph of a Buddhist monastery built into caves in Fujian province, China

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'Yuen-fu Monastry Cave' A photograph of a Buddhist monastery built into caves in Fujian province, China
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A photograph entitled 'Yuen Fu Monastery Cave', taken by John Thomson, c. 1871. The photograph shows a Buddhist monastery built into caves in Fujian Province, China.

A photograph entitled 'Yuen Fu Monastery Cave', taken by John Thomson, c. 1871.

The photograph shows a Buddhist monastery built into caves in Fujian Province, China.

This photograph was published in the book, 'Foochow and the River Min' (1873), made by Thomson to document his travels up the River Min by boat from Fuzhou to Nanping, a distance of about 160 miles.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1992-5063/34
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
The National Media Museum, Bradford