Albert Pirkis, Dr Stephen Bushell and student interpreters, British Legation, Beijing

Albert Pirkis, Dr Stephen Bushell and student interpreters, British Legation, Beijing

Collection

Hillier

Identifier

Hi-s022

Notes

University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: Hi-s022. British Legation staff. Back row (standing, left to right): Student J.D. Crawford; Student W.S. Ayrton. Middle row (sitting, left to right): Senior Student Walter C. Hillier in a cane chair; Student W.D. Spence; Albert Edmeades Pirkis (the accountant at the British Legation), with his hat on his lap; Dr Stephen Wootton Bushell, with a Pekingese on his lap (the dog is blurry, having moved during the exposure); Student T.L. Bullock (also with a blurry dog on his lap); Student W.H. Young. Front row: a large dog called Jack; Student R.W. Mansfield, with his hat on his feet; Student W.R. Carles, with another Pekinese dog. Apart from Pirkis and Bushell, all the men are student interpreters.

Location

Beijing

Estimated Date

1869

Material

Paper

Media

Black and white photograph