Boiled water shop (old tiger stove shop or laohuzao), Shanghai

Boiled water shop (old tiger stove shop or laohuzao), Shanghai

Collection

Darwent, Charles

Identifier

Da01-24

Notes

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.

Caption in album or on mount

Hot water shop.

Location

Shanghai

Estimated Date

1902

Photographer

Darwent, Charles Ewart

Material

Paper

Media

Black and white photograph