Stock ID #178373 Bubbling Well Road, Shanghai. SHANGHAI - 1890S.

Bubbling Well Road, Shanghai.

(Shanghai). (circa 1890). Stock ID #178373

Original albumen print photograph, 19.4 x 27.5 cm, corners a little creased, but in very good condition.

Atmospheric image of colonial Shanghai depicting the 'Bubbling Well' and Jing'an Temple (literally 'Temple of Peace and Tranquility'), a Buddhist temple on what is now West Nanjing Road. The first temple was built in 247 CE during the Three Kingdoms period. Originally located beside Suzhou Creek, it was relocated to its current site in 1216 during the Song Dynasty. The current temple was rebuilt once in the Qing Dynasty.

From the Estate of the late scholar and collector Arthur Hacker.

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