Kwan Yu (Kwan Kung)


Photo of a statue of Kwan Kung(Guan Gong, 關公, 关公)at the front of the shrine in Palace of the Saints. Kwan Kung, also called Guan Yu(關羽, 关羽)was the greatest general of the Three Kingdoms. Because of his loyalty to his country and his integrity as an individual, he is worshiped by many Chinese people today, especially in southern China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong and their descendants overseas.

In Collection:
Contributor Subject Identifier
  • AMOS 41god 1
Date created Resource type Rights statement Extent
  • 1 colour photograph
Alternative title
  • 關公像
Geographic coverage Coordinates
  • 48.4359, -123.35155
  • 48.4294, -123.3679
Physical repository Collection
  • Victoria’s Chinatown, a gateway to the past and present of Chinese Canadians
Provider Genre Is referenced by Date digitized
  • 2012
Technical note
  • Cataloguing metadata provided by MH. Migration metadata by MT.
  • Copyright held by Robert Amos. Permission granted for use on Victoria’s Chinatown website only. For all other uses please contact the copyright holder. These images are provided with the consent of Robert Amos, and cannot be reproduced or copied without his permission.
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