View of Pei Chi Ko (北极阁) in snow, Nanjing (南京市)

View of Pei Chi Ko (北极阁) in snow, Nanjing (南京市)

Notes

University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: OH03-006. See OH03-061 (similar view). The 'Pei Chi Ko' hill (pinyin: Beijige; Chinese: 北极阁) or the 'North Pole Pavilion' is located inside the city walls. It has long been a site for observatories. During the Nanjing decade, the Nationalist government set up a meteorological research institute on this hill.

Location

Nanjing

Estimated Date

1913

Material

Paper

Media

Black and white photograph