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Image ID26885
TitleMusical instruments in Temple of Confucius, Chu Fou
CollectionNational Archives, London
Estimated date1903
Caption on original image59
Caption in album or on mount105 Musical Instruments in Temple
Image typeBlack and white photograph
Material form
of image
NotesUniversity of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: NA07-107. From an album (CO 1069/432. CHINA 12. Shantung and Kiaochou: photographs of a tour in 1903) in The National Archives. Crown copyright image reproduced by permission of The National Archives, London, England. The National Archives give no warranty as to the accuracy, completeness or fitness for purpose of the information provided. This image may be used only for purposes of research, private study or education. Applications for any other use should be made to The National Archives Image Library, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 4DU, UK. Telephone: 020 8392 5225. Fax: 020 8392 5266. Infringement of the above condition may result in legal action.
The Confucian Temple in Chufu (Qufu), Shantung (Shandong) - the oldest and largest in China.
This glorious double exposure, includes an image of a set of chimes, one of the ancient musical instruments used in ceremonies honouring Confucius.
Keyword(s)TNA ; National ; Archives ; bell ; gong ; percussion ; photography ; double ; exposure ; Kongzi ; Shandong ; Qufu
HPC referenceNA07-107

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