Corpses laid out in a field after a battle

Corpses laid out in a field after a battle

Notes

University of Bristol – Historical Photographs of China reference number: WS01-117. See WS01-113 (which is another photograph of the bodies of soldiers from both sides) and Wr-s087. See 'The Birth of a Republic' '- Francis Stafford’s Photographs of China’s 1911 Revolution and Beyond' by Hanchao Lu (University of Washington Press, 2010), page 87 (another view of the bodies), which is captioned: "Bodies of soldiers from both sides who died in a battle on October 18 near Liujiamiao Station on the outskirts of Hankou. The insurgents defeated the Qing army in that battle".

Caption in album or on mount

Awaiting burial.

Caption on photograph

B26

Location

Wuhan

Date

October 1911

Material

Paper

Media

Black and white photograph