High Temple, Ting Yuan-ning, 1949
© 2012 Mei-Fei Elrick and Tess Johnston
University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: Ro-s138. Typed captions, with errors, on back of photograph. Ningxia. This building is the Zhongwei High Temple (Goamiao), which was rebuilt in Qing Dynasty style after 1949.
Caption on photograph
Buddhist-Mongol temple at Ting Yuan-ning, west of Yellow River, about 100 miles west of Ninghsia, summer 1949. Civil Air Transport landed Cessna on stone-cluttered runway. E.V. Wong, riding pilot, said he had to check gas tanks because if he had one p9ound overweight we co8uld not negotiate pass through mountains , also running along west bank of Yellow River north of Ninghsia. Photo by M,Rosholt,
Black and white photograph