Kushan Monastery (Main View)

Tung, Hing

The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum
Los Angeles, United States

View of the Mahavira Hall or the main hall of the Yongquan Monastery, also known as the Bubbling Spring Monastery. Three monks can be seen standing directly in front of the hall, while a fourth stands on a stone bridge on the center right area of the image.


  • Title: Kushan Monastery (Main View)
  • Creator: Tung, Hing
  • Date Created: about 1870
  • Location Created: Gu Shan, Fuzhou, China; Ku Shan, Foochow, China
  • Physical Dimensions: 23.6 × 29 cm (9 5/16 × 11 7/16 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.1240.47
  • Culture: Chinese
  • Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
  • Creator Display Name: Probably Tung, Hing (Chinese, active Fuzhou 1860s – 1880s)
  • Classification: Photographs (Visual Works)

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