Figurines by a gate to hell (鬼門關), a tableau relating to punishment, torture and reincarnation

Figurines by a gate to hell (鬼門關), a tableau relating to punishment, torture and reincarnation

Notes

University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: Pe01-070. On the sign: 鬼門關 (which can be translated as ‘The Gate to Hell’). See Ar02-030, Ar02-032, ML09-d20 and Pe01-031.

Estimated Date

1900-1920

Material

Paper

Media

Black and white photograph