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'The International Gun', an antique canon used during siege of the Legation Quarter, Peking
Title : 'The International Gun', an antique canon used during siege of the Legation Quarter, Peking
Topic : Other collections
Location : Beijing
Nature : B&W Photo
Support image : Paper
Caption on support : In the Mongol Market. Boxers wounded many here by throwing rocks over the wall.
Information data : University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: NA05-04.
From an album (C0 1069/425. CHINA 5. Siege of Peking, Boxer Rebellion, 1900.) in The National Archives.
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The 'International Gun' (also known as 'Betsy', 'Boxer Bill', 'Old Crock' and the 'Empress Dowager'), during the siege of the Legation Quarter, Peking (Beijing). The canon is now kept in the U.S. Marine Corps Museum.
Photograph by Reverend Charles A. Killie.
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