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Dr. Wu Lien-teh in the uniform of Major of the Chinese Imperial Army at the age of 32

With this rank Dr. Wu Lien-Teh was given audience by the Throne in the Forbidden City, May 1911. Photograph was taken immediately after he was decorated with Second Class Double Dragon. This photograph shows a half-body portrait of Dr. Wu Lien-teh, a Penang-born physician, in military uniform after being promoted to the rank of Major of the Chinese Imperial Army. Dr. Wu is wearing a pair of round-rimmed spectacles. Title devised by Library staff.

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All rights reserved. Wu Lien-teh, 1911


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