Chinese man in summer clothing, Kuikiang Road (Jiujiang Lu), Shanghai, c.1900
© 2009 Jane Hayward
University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: Da01-18. This photograph by the Revd. Charles Ewart Darwent is from an album inscribed to Herbert Wilcockson, from C. E. Darwent. The Revd. C.E. Darwent, Minister of the Union Church, Shanghai, was also the author of a photographer-friendly guidebook entitled, ‘Shanghai: a handbook for travellers and residents to the chief objects of interest in and around the foreign settlement and native city’ (1904) - https://archive.org/details/cu31924023217825. Banner across road: ‘LAOU[.] KAI[.] FOOK AND CO SILKS SATINS CRAPES ... EMBROIDERY MERCHANTS’. Kuikiang Road (now Jiujiang Lu), Shanghai.
Black and white photograph