Shoring Column of Loess

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It is about 35 feet high, on side of cart road between Lo Chuan Hsien and Fu Chou, Shensi Province.


See also number Sowerby #268

Cite as

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7263, Arthur de Carle Sowerby Papers, Image No. SIA2008-2984

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520


  • 1914
  • October 5, 1914

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  • Loess
  • Description and travel
  • Scientific expeditions
  • Chinese


  • Shaanxi Sheng (China)
  • China


Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA RU007263 [SIA2008-2984]

Physical description

Photographic prints

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