Revenue Cruiser ‘Kua Hsing’, Shanghai

Revenue Cruiser ‘Kua Hsing’, Shanghai

Notes

University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: DH-s012. The KUA HSING, a Revenue Cruiser, was sometimes known as KwaHsing or Kwa Hsing or Kwashing. KUA HSING might have previously been the Chinese warship TIEN CHI, built in 1868? In the background of this photograph, on the left, is the French Mail steamship PEIHO. See DH-s014 and He01-065.

Location

Shanghai

Estimated Date

1870-1890

Material

Paper

Media

Black and white photograph