Russian Boxer Uprising Memorial (later the Church of the Holy Protection), Tianjin (天津)

Russian Boxer Uprising Memorial (later the Church of the Holy Protection), Tianjin (天津)

Notes

University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: Gr01-111. Post card.The Church of our Saviour was built on the east bank of the Baihe (Pei-ho) River, Tientsin (Tianjin) in 1907, in memory of the 108 Russian soldiers who perished in the Boxer Uprising.  From 1922-1925, the church was expanded and rebuilt as the Church of the Holy Protection.

Caption in album or on mount

The Russian Monument of the Boxer War. Tientsin.

Location

Tianjin

Estimated Date

1920s

Material

Paper

Media

Colour photograph