Ruins of St Paul's after the 1874 typhoon, Macau

Ruins of St Paul's after the 1874 typhoon, Macau




University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: NA15-16.  This photograph depicts the surviving facade of St Paul's Church and St Paul's College (or Mater Dei / Igreja da Madre de Deus), Santo António, Macao, a Catholic religious complex, dating from the 17th century. The church was destroyed by a fire during a typhoon in 1835. From an album in The National Archives entitled ‘HONG KONG 2. Hong Kong and Macao: the typhoon of 22 September 1874. (CO 1069/445)’. 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.

Caption in album or on mount

Buildings near St. Paul's Church, destroyed by typhoon & Fire on the night of the 22 & the morning of 23 Sep./74. Macao.




September 1874




Black and white photograph


The National Archives, London