Poster of Protect the Emperor Society, Chinatown, San Francisco

Here is a scene from San Francisco's Chinatown around the turn of the century, showing a man selling toys and snacks below a poster for the Protect the Emperor Society, which advocated the restoration to the throne of the young emperor Guangxu, whose position had been usurped by the dowager empress Cixi.

Date:
1901 circa 5 years
Original Format:
Photographic Print
Item#:
1890.0280
Photographer:
Arnold Genthe
Height:
2032px
Width:
2850px
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