Doorkeepers (guardian deities), Buddhist temple, Guangzhou
© 2010 University of Bristol
University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: UB01-22. From an album held in University of Bristol Library, Special Collections (ref: DM2520/1). Other prints of this photograph by Lai Fong (Afong Studio) include a numbered letterpress caption: "No. 349, TING-WONG, OR GUARDIANS OF THE PORTAL." Sometimes the number 349 has been crossed out in pencil and renumbered 350. The photograph by was most likely taken in Canton (Guangzhou), or possibly Hong Kong. See the Lai Afong (Afong Studio) Number Lists in ‘History of Photography in China Chinese Photographers 1844-1879’ by Terry Bennett, page 318.
250mm x 203mm
Black and white photograph
University of Bristol Library, Special Collections