A black-and-white photograph showing the outer street in front of Tiananmen Gate (Tiananmen 天安門). On the right side are stone towers with lions and a lion statue.
The photograph is the 278th 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 Ausserstrasse vor Tien-Nan-Men. (DZ, MV)