Canton. Flower Pagoda

Lai Afongnegative about 1863; print about 1870–1885

The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum
Los Angeles, United States

View of the Flower Pagoda, also known as the Flowery Pagoda, part of the Temple of Six Banyan Trees. The pagoda is in a state of disrepair, with wild plants growing from its different stories. Three people can be seen sitting in the foreground.


  • Title: Canton. Flower Pagoda
  • Creator: Dutton & Michaels, Lai, Afong
  • Date Created: negative about 1863; print about 1870–1885
  • Location Created: Canton, China; Guangzhou, China
  • Physical Dimensions: 23.5 × 29.5 cm (9 1/4 × 11 5/8 in.)
  • Type: Print
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Albumen silver print
  • Terms of Use: Open Content
  • Number: 84.XO.1356.24
  • Culture: British
  • Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
  • Creator Display Name: Dutton & Michaels (American, active 1863 - 1864) Lai, Afong (Chinese, about 1839 - 1890)
  • Classification: Photographs (Visual Works)

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