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  • Russian soliders

    Politics and Government
    This photograph shows a few Russian soldiers. Two of them are carrying long rifles. They are dressed in thick clothing. In the background are some wagons. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Ten outriders accompanying Dr. Wu Lien-teh and his Chinese research team, 1911

    Politics and Government · Events
    This photograph shows ten outriders accompanying Dr. Wu Lien-teh and his Chinese research team on their plague investigations in Mongolia in 1911. They are all in uniform and on horses. This was taken on a plain. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Dr. Wu Lien-teh and his research team travelling in horse-drawn carriages for plague investigation in Mongolia, 1911

    Personalities · Politics and Government · Events
    This photograph shows seven Siberian horse soldiers with a few non-soldiers. There are also two horse carriages. These soldiers accompany Dr. Wu Lien-teh, a Penang-born physician, and his research team on their plague investigations in Mongolia. Dr. Wu (second from left) and his team travelled in horse carriages . This...
  • Dr. Wu Lien-teh in the uniform of Major of the Chinese Imperial Army at the age of 32

    Politics and Government · Personalities
    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...
  • Russian soldiers, 1911

    Politics and Government
    This photograph shows five Russian soldiers on horses. Each of them is armed with a long rifle strapped to the back. A wagon can be seen in the background on the right. This was taken in 1911. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Dr. Wu Lien-teh and his research team travelling in horse-drawn carriages

    Personalities · Politics and Government · Events
    Dr. Wu Lien-teh, front right, accompanied by ten outriders under the charge of a military sergeant, for plague investigations in Mongolia, 1911. This photograph shows Siberian horse soldiers with a few non-soldiers. There are also several horse carriages. These soldiers are accompanying Dr. Wu Lien-teh, a Penang-born physician, and his...