What were structures and elements unique to Suzhou like 100 years ago? University of Bristol Library has collected a batch of historical photos taken in Suzhou, which allow us to see the city in the olden days.
Photograph by Robert Johnson between 1905 and 1911 shows boats near Pan Gate (a water and land gate) and city walls. [Photo/hpcbristol.net]
Photograph by Barbara Merchant in 1924 shows the Beamless Hall. [Photo/hpcbristol.net]