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Killie, C A, fl. 1895-1900 (clergyman)



  • Existence: fl. 1895 - 1900


C.A. Killie was a missionary with the American Presbyterian Mission in China. He is not listed in the 1889 edition of 'Chronicle and directory for China, Japan...', but in the 1895 edition is stationed at Ichow-fu. Killie was in Beijing during the Boxer uprising of 1900 and made a series of photographs during the siege of the Beijing. The photographs were later mounted in albums with letterpress captions pasted beneath. They were probably sold commercial since the pictures have copyright statements.


'Chronicle and Directory for China, Japan...' (1889, 1895, 1900).

Found in 1 Collection or Record:


Photographs: the Siege in Peking [i.e. Beijing] 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30377B
Scope and Contents Album of prints of various sizes. These photographs were taken during the Boxer Rising of 1900 by the Rev. C.A. Killie. They form an important historical record of scenes mainly inside the British Legation, including the arrival of the Relief Force. The album is lettered on the cover and although there is no title page or separate text, there are substantial printed captions under the photographs. They are numbered up to 67, but from placing on the pages it is clear that this album never...
Dates: 1900
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