Li Hongzhang (1823-1901), wearing a fur coat
© 2016 Terry Bennett Collection
University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: Bo02-046. The caption in the album for this photo (42. Pagoda at Yuh-wǒng Z.) is incorrect. The man photographed is probably Li Hongzhang (Li Hung-chang; Li Huang Chang) (1823-1901). Li, a high-ranking official of the late-Qing, who played a seminal role in promoting the modernisation of China in the late nineteenth century.
Black and white photograph