User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Her Imperial Majesty, the Empress Dowager of China

Start collecting

Provenance

Edwin Conger, first U.S. Ambassador to Imperial China and his wife Sarah Conger; by descent to their granddaughter Sarah Buchan Jewell (Mrs T. Edson Jewell), Boston; 1991, gift of Sarah Buchan Jewell to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 27, 1991)

Credit Line

Gift of Sarah Buchan Jewell

Chinese, Qing dynasty, early 20th century

Dimensions

Image: 23.1 x 17.2 cm (9 1/8 x 6 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1991.134

Medium or Technique

Photograph, hand-colored gelatin silver print

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Photographs