Guandi Temple, Yuncheng, Shanxi

ID: SIA RU007263 [SIA2008-2996]

Creator: Sowerby, Arthur de Carle 1885-1954

Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

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Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7263, Arthur de Carle Sowerby Papers, Image No. SIA2008-2996

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Summary

This temple is the first of many temples, built all over China to honor Guan Yu, a famous general during the 3rd century. It is located in the Zhenxi Pass of Xiezhou in Yuncheng City, Shanxi Province. Caption reads: "Main temple to Kwang-Ti, God of War, about 10 miles from Yun-cheng, Shansi."

Subject

Guan, Yu 160-220

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7263, Arthur de Carle Sowerby Papers, Image No. SIA2008-2996

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

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Topic

  • Description and travel
  • Scientific expeditions
  • Pagodas
  • Temples
  • Chinese

Place

  • China
  • Yuncheng (Shanxi Sheng, China)

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Black-and-white photographs

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SIA RU007263 [SIA2008-2996]

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Photographic prints

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