The Graves of the Priests, Kushan (Main View)

Tung, Hing

The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum
Los Angeles, United States

Two men sit at a stone grave, possibly on the grounds of the Yongquan Monastery, also known as the Bubbling Spring Monastery. Among the grave monuments is a large stone tablet carved with Chinese inscriptions. A large number of leaning stunted pine trees can be seen in the background.


  • Title: The Graves of the Priests, Kushan (Main View)
  • Creator: Tung, Hing
  • Date Created: about 1876–1877
  • Location Created: Gu Shan, Fuzhou, China; Ku Shan, Foochow, China
  • Physical Dimensions: 22.5 × 29.3 cm (8 7/8 × 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.1240.49
  • 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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