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Fort near the five-storeyed pagoda, Canton, 1909-01 - 1909-02

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 20/4478

Scope and Contents

Burying ground all round the hill. This was used as a powder magazine, but 2 years ago the officer in charge and nine men were blown up with the whole magazine: the explosion destroyed hundreds of houses; those shown in this view have been rebuilt.


  • Creation: 1909-01 - 1909-02


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Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Slightly faded.



Finding aid date

2002-09-18 16:55:25+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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