The Yuanmingyuan, shot by the Germans in 1873, was once looted in the garden of Wanyuan.

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The Yuanmingyuan, shot by the Germans in 1873, was once looted in the garden of Wanyuan.

2018-11-14 00:25:30 264 ℃

In 1873, the German who worked at the Qing Dynasty Customs, Ernst Ohlmer, tried to enter Beijing. Yuanmingyuan left this rare old photo.

These photos are quite precious. This is the earliest video recording of Yuanmingyuan that we can see today.

In 1860, the British and French forces who participated in the Second Opium War looted the Yuanmingyuan and burned a fire. . The Yuanmingyuan, known as the Garden of Wanyuan, left only a trace.

In 1873, although the royal garden of Beijing Yuanmingyuan was guarded by Qing soldiers, the guards were sparsely pulled, Ernst· Olmer and his friends entered the park from the northeast corner of the guarded Songyuan Park and took more than ten precious photos.

In 1933, Chinese scholar Teng Gu wanted to take a photo of Ernst Olmer’s photo from Germany. Introduced and published the book "The Remnants of European Architecture in Yuanmingyuan" at the Commercial Press, which is the photo we saw today.

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It’s really embarrassing to see the old photos of these Yuanmingyuan. This is a history that cannot be traced back. This is also a history that should not be forgotten.