Canton (inhabited place)
Found in 59 Collections and/or Records:
278 x 226 mm. View looking through a decorated archway towards the garden, with rows of shrubs in large pots lining the path in the foreground.
Quarter-plate (landscape format). Seen from the British Consular steps of the Shameen.
Groups of people, mostly Manchus: the girl in the lightest clothes is Cantonese.
Landscape format. The five-storeyed pagoda, and a fort to the left outside the wall. [With a river in the foreground].
Half-plate. [View from a covered area with carved eaves above, across to a well bolted wooden doorway in a wall and eaves of another building beyond].
Half-plate (landscape format). [Showing steps leading up to wooden doors, some painted, of single storey building, with two men standing on the steps and a stone carved lion at the foot of the steps].
A view looking over the Canton rooftops. The devastation of many of the houses visible in the photograph is presumably attributable to one or more of the many revolutionary uprisings which took place in Canton from 1911 onwards.
276 x 182 mm. View on the river at Canton, with floating houses in the foreground. Photographer unknown.
A view looking over the well-tended lawn and garden towards the College buildings.
In the courtyard of the five-storeyed pagoda.
Quarter-plate. British Concession, Canton. Coals to Newcastle : the diabolo being a very old Chinese game. [Showing European girl playing the game].
287 x 227 mm. General view of the Five storied Pagoda at Canton. Photographer unknown, possibly Dutton & Michaels.
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.
286 x 214 mm. Group portrait of five male figures posed in front of the gate (in the form of a circular opening in the brick wall) leading into a garden.
From same point on wall (all Manchu).
Slides 237-244 are copies of prints by Hiroshige.
A view showing crowds of Chinese carrying banners and placards in the streets of Canton. A photograph presumably taken at Sun Yat Sen's first accession to power in China in 1911.
These letters are largely a record of Cameron's domestic arrangements and social life, with some mention of his work inspecting or supervising the construction of roads, bridges, buildings, lighthouses, and the harbour and defences of Singapore. They also briefly describe his appointment as president of a commission set up in 1890-91 to advise upon the supply of labour. The letters from 1891 narrate a visit to China and Japan (circa 250 sheets).
Quarter-plate. [No print]. Missing.
A view showing rickshaws and a motor car in a Canton street.
Quarter-plate. [No print].
274 x 208 mm. View looking along the Pearl River towards the Nine-Storeyed Pagoda.
Half-plate. [Showing rough ground with a tall tree beside the old wall with carving at the top].