A black-and-white photograph showing a stone statue of a civil official, part of a so-called spiritual path (shendao 神道). A seated man poses on the statue of a horse.
The photograph is the 259th of 449 photographs of Beijing and its surroundings in the album of Ivan Skušek Jr., purchased during his stay in Beijing (1914–1920). In the handwritten inventory of the album, the photograph is referred to as Gung Dschu – Fen: Civil – Mandarin. (DZ, MV)