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Title
Peking. Chien men
Collection

Pacific pursuits : Postcards

China -- Peking

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1905 (Approximate)
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC POC CHIN -- Pek
Topics
Shipping
Transshipment
Beijing (China)
City walls
Railroad freight cars
Genres
Postcards
Bird's-eye views
Physical Description
Collotypes
Extent: 9 x 14 cm.
Black collotype key printed over three-color lithography.
Description
Possibly shows a transshipment area close to the Zhengyangmen Railway Station outside Beijing where goods arriving by rail were unloaded and transported into the city proper by horse-drawn wagons.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5f2b6ae0-c5d1-012f-43be-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1905: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Peking. Chien men" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1905. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c261e829-37cc-8b35-e040-e00a18061102

Chicago/Turabian Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Peking. Chien men" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 19, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c261e829-37cc-8b35-e040-e00a18061102

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1905). Peking. Chien men Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c261e829-37cc-8b35-e040-e00a18061102

Wikipedia Citation

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Peking.  Chien men