Her Imperial Majesty, the Empress Dowager of China

Chinese
Qing dynasty
early 20th century
Of Empress Cixi (Manchu–Chinese, 1835–1908)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ellen Takata

Dimensions

Image: 23.1 x 17.2 cm (9 1/8 x 6 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1991.134

Medium or Technique

Photograph, hand-colored gelatin silver print

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Photography

Classifications

Photographs

Provenance

Edwin Conger, first U.S. Ambassador to Imperial China and his wife Sarah Conger; by descent to their granddaughter Sarah Buchan Jewell (Mrs T. Edson Jewell), Boston; 1991, gift of Sarah Buchan Jewell to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 27, 1991)

Credit Line

Gift of Sarah Buchan Jewell