Likin (internal transit tax) offices on fire, near the railway station, Hankow

Likin (internal transit tax) offices on fire, near the railway station, Hankow

Notes

University of Bristol – Historical Photographs of China reference number: WS01-060. "Likin" refers to internal transit tax - a tax on goods moving within China. According to the caption, the tax office was set on fire by "Imperialists", i.e. by, or on behalf of, the Qing army.

Caption in album or on mount

Likin offices near Railway station fired by Imperialists.

Location

Wuhan

Date

October 1911

Material

Paper

Media

Black and white photograph