Guy Hillier knitting, with his wife Ella and their cat Carpentier, Balizhuang, near Beijing
© 2017 Jennifer Peles
University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: EH01-343. Edward Guy Hillier (1857-1924) and Ella (Eleanor) Isabella Hillier, née Richard (1879-1963). Florence is holding their cat, named Carpentier, presumably after the artist Évariste Carpentier (1845 – 1922); see 'Un panier de richards' - https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Un_panier_de_richards_(Evariste_Carpentier).jpg). Guy is knitting. Photograph taken during the late autumn (fall) of 1921, at the Buddhist monastery at Palichuang (Balizhuang), in the Western Hills, Peking (Beijing). See EH01-289.
Black and white photograph