Huangpu River and Custom House, Bund, Shanghai

Huangpu River and Custom House, Bund, Shanghai


University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: DH-s116. This is a detail from a panoramic view of the Huangpu River and Bund, Shanghai. See also DH-s511, DH-s101, DH-s102, DH-s103, DH-s104, DH-s105, DH-s106, DH-s107, DH-s108, DH-s109, DH-s110, DH-s111, DH-s112, DH-s113, DH-s114, DH-s115, DH-s117, DH-s118, DH-s119, DH-s120, DH-s121, DH-s122, DH-s123, DH-s124, DH-s125, DH-s126, DH-s127, DH-s128, DH-s129, and DH-s130. In the centre of DH-s116 can be seen the Custom House building (a former temple), as it was between 1857 and 1891, when it was torn down. On its left is the Hongkong & Shanghai Bank. To the right of the Custom House is the Chartered Mercantile Bank of India, a building which became the headquarters of the Deutsch-Asiaitische Bank (德華銀行) in the early 1890s.




March 1891




Black and white photograph