The Empress Dowager Cixi 1903

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Alice Roosevelt visited Beijing in September of 1905 as a member of the William H. Taft Mission to Asia. According to her autobiography, the afternoon following an audience at the Summer Palace with the Emperor and the Empress Dowager, a troop of Manchu horsemen delivered the photograph on an imperial yellow chair.
Summary
A photograph received by Alice Roosevelt in September 1905 following an audience at the Summer Palace with the Emperor Guangxu and the Empress Dowager Cixi for members of the Taft Mission to Asia.
北京 慈禧 慈禧太后 勋龄
Topic
Diplomacy
Travel
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
photographer
Xunling 1874-1943
Subject
Longworth, Alice Roosevelt 1884-1980
Taft, William H (William Howard) 1857-1930
Cixi Empress dowager of China 1835-1908
Physical description
Silver gelatin print : image: 23 x 17 cm
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The Alice Roosevelt Longworth Collection of Photographs from the 1905 Taft Mission to Asia, 1905
1904
1900-1910
Place
Beijing (China)
China
Type
Photographic prints
Portraits
Photographs
Local number
FSA A2009.02 04