Christ Church, the bund, Shameen, Canton

Christ Church, the bund, Shameen, Canton

Collection

Drew, Edward Bangs

Identifier

Hv38-04

Notes

Historical Photographs of China album reference: Hv38. Album compiled by Anna D. Drew, 1887. General note: Title from album caption. Duplicate of photograph EBD05.08 (in Photograph album compiled by Anna D. Drew, Canton, Aug. 24, 1893, p. 8). Subject: Shamian, formerly known as Shameen Island, in Guangzhou, China, was originally a British and French concession given by the Qing Dynasty government in the 19th century. Provenance: Purchased from Lucy Drew, 1949. Access to original photographs and albums in the Edward Bangs Drew Collection is restricted. Photographs and images from the collection may be reproduced only with written permission. Contact the Harvard-Yenching Library for permissions and fees. The British Protestant church, Christ Church Shameen (沙面堂; Shāmiàn Táng), Canton (Guangzhou), was built in 1865. See Ca-s01 and Hv40-56.

Caption in album or on mount

36 / Church. On the Bund. Shameen. Canton 1895

Location

Guangzhou

Estimated Date

1895-1896

Material

Paper

Media

Black and white photograph

Repository

Harvard-Yenching Library, USA