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This image previously appeared in Terry Bennett's "History of Photography in China: Western Photographers 1861–1879", published by Bernard Quaritch in 2010, with the caption:

Fig. 1.20. William P. Floyd. ‘Five Storied Pagoda, And Old Fort, Canton,’ c.1870. Numbered ‘34’ on the photographer’s printed label. Author’s Collection.

See http://gwulo.com/node/35363 for more information. 

It is reproduced here with the permission of the author and publisher.

Date picture taken (may be approximate): 
Saturday, January 1, 1870


Hi there,

This is the Zhenhai Tower (鎮海樓), Five Storied Tower (五層樓) is its nickname (literally).  The Guangzhou Museum link is sort of out of date though.