Boiled water shop (old tiger stove shop or laohuzao), Shanghai
© 2009 Jane Hayward
University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: Da01-24. 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. Boiled water shop, also known as an old tiger stove shop, or laohuzao.
Black and white photograph