A photograph of Pu Hsin-yu (1896-1963). He was a native of Beijing, a member of the Manchu imperial family. Following the overthrow of the Manchu Ching dynasty, he changed his name to Pu Ju, style Hsin-yu. He spent seven years at the Chien Tai monastery on Mt. Hsi, and took the studio name Hsi-shan I-shih or "Retired official of Mt. Hsi."