[Ketteler Street Peking, China]

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Creation: 1901

In June 1900, anti-western riots in Peking and the 54-day siege of foreign embassies by Chinese militants made headlines. In this image of the foreigners' quarter, Ketteler Street has been renamed for the murdered German Minister Clemens von Ketteler. Manchu Captain En Hai murdered Ketteler for killing an unarmed Chinese Muslim boy. James Ricalton photographed sites, survivors, and daily life in September 1900 in Peking after the rebellion for Underwood & Underwood.

Title

[Ketteler Street Peking, China]

Date

Creation: 1901

Description

In June 1900, anti-western riots in Peking and the 54-day siege of foreign embassies by Chinese militants made headlines. In this image of the foreigners' quarter, Ketteler Street has been renamed for the murdered German Minister Clemens von Ketteler. Manchu Captain En Hai murdered Ketteler for killing an unarmed Chinese Muslim boy. James Ricalton photographed sites, survivors, and daily life in September 1900 in Peking after the rebellion for Underwood & Underwood.

Rights

Public Domain

Format

Stereographs

Source

MSS0546, Bets Ramsey Collection

Files

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Citation

“[Ketteler Street Peking, China],” Gallery, accessed October 22, 2019, https://gallery.library.vanderbilt.edu/items/show/810.