A barefoot Buddhist priest by a river jetty, Shanghai

A barefoot Buddhist priest by a river jetty, Shanghai

Collection

Darwent, Charles

Identifier

Da01-22

Notes

University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: Da01-22. This photograph by the Revd. Charles Ewart Darwent is from an album inscribed to Herbert Wilcockson, from C. E. Darwent. The Revd. C.E. Darwent, Minister of the Union Church, Shanghai, was also the author of a photographer-friendly guidebook entitled, ‘Shanghai: a handbook for travellers and residents to the chief objects of interest in and around the foreign settlement and native city’ (1904) - https://archive.org/details/cu31924023217825. An ‘Oo-zong’ or ‘bonze’ is an East Asian Buddhist priest or monk.

Caption in album or on mount

Oo-zong Buddhist priest

Location

Shanghai

Estimated Date

1902

Photographer

Darwent, Charles Ewart

Material

Paper

Media

Black and white photograph