Quayside, Canton (广州)
© 2012 Billie Love Historical Collection
University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: BL02-044. The sign by the building reads: "Hong Kong, Canton and Macao Steamboat Co. Ltd. Steamers depart from the wharf every [...]" On the top of the building: CHINESE IMPERIAL [...]. This may be a Chinese Imperial Railway building. This photograph is from an album entitled "Chronicle of a Tour of Pelissier's Follies". Pelissier's Follies was a British theatre troupe set up by the English producer H.G. Pelissier. The group toured Asia in 1911 including stops at Shanghai, Hong Kong and Tianjin.
Monday 22 May 1911
Black and white photograph