Fangguanyan temple (方广岩寺), Geling Mountain, near Fuzhou (福州)

Fangguanyan temple (方广岩寺), Geling Mountain, near Fuzhou (福州)

Notes

University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: Os03-033. Photo from an album (UoB reference Os03) kept in the School of Oriental and African Studies Archives, London (SOAS reference MS 380 876/3). Fangguanyan temple (方广岩寺), which still stands, was also known as Yuen Fu (Yuen Foo) Monastery (or Joss House). On the left is Tianquan Hall; on the right Avalokiteshvara Hall. See DH-s029, Hv36-23, Hv36-24, Hv36-25, Os01-070, Os01-100, Os03-034 and PF01-35.

Caption in album or on mount

Yuen Foo Monastery.

Location

Fuzhou

Estimated Date

1890s

Material

Paper

Media

Black and white photograph

Repository

Archives & Special Collections, SOAS Library, University of London