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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

Comments

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  The Guangzhou Museum link is sort of out of date though.

T