Tag Archives: religion

Entrance to the Huihuiying Mosque, Peking

To mark the Islamic New Year, here is part of a rare photograph of the entrance to the Huihuiying Mosque [回回营清真寺遗存], in Donganfu Hutong, near Beihai Park, Beijing, taken about 1870.  The image shown above, is a cropped version to … Continue reading

Posted in cross-searching, Elsewhere on the net, Photograph of the day | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The British Episcopal Church en fête, Foochow

Here is the interior of the British Episcopal Church in Foochow (Fuzhou), decorated with Union Jack flags and a banner ‘GOD SAVE THE KING’. Directly above the alter is another banner that reads: ‘From among thy brethren shalt thou set … Continue reading

Posted in Photograph of the day | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment