National Geographic : 1932 Nov
© National Geographic Society THE SLEEPLESS EYES OF A "SLEEPING BUDDHA" OF SUCHOW NEAR THE WEST END OF THE GREAT WALL There are many temples of the "Sleeping Buddha" in Kansu. A better name would be "Reclining Buddha," for the eyes are open. This statue, fifty or more feet long, is surrounded by attendant figures, some of them of heroic size. FinlayDirect Color Photographs by Maynard Owen Williams A CHINESE CHRISTIAN GIRL OF SAN CHENG KUNG REPAIRS HER WINDOW WITH AEUROPEAN NEWSPAPER Although wool is common inmany parts ofChina and wool felt has many uses, the Chinese seldom weave wool and the winter garments are quilted with cotton. Thisred costume isuncommon, dark blue being the usual color.