Statue of Li Hongzhang (李鸿章), Zikawei, Shanghai, c.1910

Statue of Li Hongzhang (李鸿章), Zikawei, Shanghai, c.1910

Notes

University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: Su01-48.  Li Hongzhang  (Li Hung-chang; Li Huang Chang) (1823-1901). Li, a high-ranking official of the late-Qing,  played a seminal role in promoting the modernisation of China in the late nineteenth century. Li Hongzhang was not an emperor.  This statue was erected at the Li Hongzhang  memorial shrine in Zikawei (Siccawei; Xujiahui), Shanghai, in 1906.  See OH02-36.

Caption in album or on mount

Li Hung Chang the Chinese Emperor

Location

Shanghai

Estimated Date

1910

Material

Paper

Media

Black and white photograph