Constructed in 1924 to supply the Yanjing University campus with water, Boya ("erudition") Tower has since, along with Weiming ("unnamed") Lake, become an iconic feature of the Beijing University campus.
Stacks of coal pucks lined up outside a Beijing residence on an autumn afternoon presage the arrival of winter. Coal burning as a fuel and heat source greatly contributed to Beijing's smoggy winter skies.
A view of Beijing University's West Gate from across the street. In front passes a horse-drawn cart with truck wheels.
Portion of a poster welcoming new students to Beijing University with black calligraphy on bright red paper.
Row of bicycles parked on a Beijing street. In the 1980s, most commuters still used old-model bicycles to get to work.
Beijing University student studying a poster listing campus cafeteria hours.
A row of food vendors and their tables in Chinatown.
The workers at this stand maintain a table of offerings.
A celebrate the Hungry Ghost Festival sign
A traditional way of selling ice cream.
Fruit, food and drink are all placed on a table for spirits.
A typical Hawker Centre where food stalls are lined up.
A paper boat and home are created as offerings to the spirits.
Tourists relax on Sentosa, a small vacation island of Singapore.
The streets of Chinatown are filled with people every day.
Foreign workers in the back of their truck during a job.
Rope-pullers, catching bananas thrown from roof; Minaksi temple, Chittrai, 1982; during stop of ratha, bananas as refreshments; Keywords: devotees, ratha, procession
Minaksi (girl and image) with priest; Minaksi temple, Chittrai, 1984; 9th evening procession; Keywords: minaksi, digvijaya
Audience attending Minaksi kalyana; Minaksi temple, Chittrai, 1982; Keywords: devotees, kalyanam
Fireworks during Minaksi digvijaya; Minaksi temple, Chittrai, 1984; Sundaresvara vimana in background; Keywords: fireworks, procession, digvijaya
Velu and temple bullock, in procession; Minaksi temple, Chittrai, 2004; Velu belongs to Chettiyar caste. He looks after temple cows, brings milk for abhisekas; Keywords: personnel, animals
Decorated Siva Sundaresvara image at flag-raising ceremony; Minaksi temple, Avani Mula, 2007; Keywords: sundaresvara, flag-raising, decoration
Siva Sundaresvara and Minaksi in procession, along South Avani Mula Street.; Minaksi temple, Avani Mula, 2007; 2nd morning procession; Keywords: sundaresvara, minaksi, processions
Three priests in front of Sundaresvara image; Minaksi temple, Chittrai, 2004; C. Muttapatter Sivaraja, on right, does image decoration.; Keywords: personnel, priests
Minaksi image decorated for procession; Minaksi temple, Chittrai, 2004; Decorated for Flag-raising ceremony and procession, 1st day; Keywords: deities, minaksi, decoration