Water gate through which British troops entered the Tartar City, Peking

Water gate through which British troops entered the Tartar City, Peking

Notes

University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: BL-n053. Caption on typed list accompanying the box of negatives: '25: Water gate'. Digitised from a negative made for a copy print. The water gate (or sluice-gate) under the wall of the Tartar City, Peking (Beijing) - through which British Indian troops entered on 14th August 1900, to break the Siege of the Legations (Boxer Uprising). The sluice-gate was 500 metres away from the British Legation. See also BL-n012 and NA03-32.

Caption in album or on mount

26

Location

Beijing

Estimated Date

1900

Material

Negative

Media

Black and white photograph