Sampans and Chinese two-masted sailboat docked on waterway between Shameen Island and north bank of Pearl River, Canton
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Historical Photographs of China album reference: Hv40. Album compiled by Anna D. Drew, Canton, 24 August 1893. 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. Further information about the library and the ‘Edward Bangs Drew Chinese Maritime Customs Service Photographs’: http://hcl.harvard.edu/collections/digital_collections/edward_bangs_drew...
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