City Wall. Five Story Pagoda. Canton


The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum
Los Angeles, United States

View of the Five-Story Pagoda, also known as the Zhenhai Tower, a five-story building with a rectangular base and gabled roof, built atop a section of a city wall. Visible in the foreground are other brick structures, some overgrown plants, and three suspended long wires across the image.


  • Title: City Wall. Five Story Pagoda. Canton
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 1870s–1880s
  • Location Created: Guangzhou, Guangdong, China; Canton, Canton, China
  • Physical Dimensions: 20 × 24.1 cm (7 7/8 × 9 1/2 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.XA.941.5.17
  • Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
  • Creator Display Name: Unknown maker
  • Classification: Photographs (Visual Works)

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