On the Road to Kushan, Foo Chow (Main View)

Tung, Hing

The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum
Los Angeles, United States

A man stands in the middle of a paved pathway toward Gu Shan, also known as Gushan Mountain or Drum Hill. A square-based stupa, with carvings on its stone pedestal, can be seen on the side of the pathway, while a building with a gabled roof is visible in the background. The surrounding hillside area is densely covered by tall trees.


  • Title: On the Road to Kushan, Foo Chow (Main View)
  • Creator: Tung, Hing
  • Date Created: about 1876–1877
  • Location Created: Gu Shan, Fuzhou, China; Ku Shan, Foochow, China
  • Physical Dimensions: 23.8 × 29.4 cm (9 3/8 × 11 9/16 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.1240.46
  • Culture: Chinese
  • Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
  • Creator Display Name: Attributed to Tung, Hing (Chinese, active Fuzhou 1860s – 1880s)
  • Classification: Photographs (Visual Works)

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