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

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

Identifier

NA03-32

Notes

University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: NA03-32. From an album (C0 1069/423. CHINA 3. European, American and Japanese troops engaged in putting down Boxer Rebellion, 1900) in The National Archives. Crown copyright image reproduced by permission of The National Archives, London, England. The National Archives give no warranty as to the accuracy, completeness or fitness for purpose of the information provided. This image may be used only for purposes of research, private study or education. Applications for any other use should be made to The National Archives Image Library, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 4DU, UK. Telephone: 020 8392 5225. Fax: 020 8392 5266. Infringement of the above condition may result in legal action. 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 BL-n053.

Caption in album or on mount

Watergate through which the British entered the Tartar City.

Location

Beijing

Estimated Date

1900

Material

Paper

Media

Black and white photograph

Repository

The National Archives, London