HMS Thistle housed in during winter, Tientsin

HMS Thistle housed in during winter, Tientsin

Notes

University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: PK01-36. HMS Thistle (1868-1888), Royal Navy. A composite screw gunvessel. Recent note in the album (PK01), in pencil: ‘THISTLE AT TIENTSIN 26 NOV 1872 / TO NAGASAKI FEB 1873. / STILL IN CHINESE WATERS AUGUST 1873 - JULY 1874’. More images of HMS Thistle and crew: PK01-07, PK01-33, PK01-37. For more ships overwintering in north China, see Hu01-145 and PK01-38.

Caption in album or on mount

H.M.G.V. 'Thistle' housed in during Winter. Tientsin.

Location

Tianjin

Estimated Date

c.1872-1873

Dimensions

193mm x 135mm

Material

Paper

Media

Black and white photograph