Cecil Arthur Verner Bowra and John Walter Richardson, Xiamen

Cecil Arthur Verner Bowra and John Walter Richardson, Xiamen




University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: NA01-28. From an album in The National Archives entitled: ‘The Chinese Customs in Peking 1889-1891’. (C0 1069/421. CHINA 1. Social life of Chinese Customs Service in Peking, 1889-1891). Cecil Arthur Verner Bowra (1869-1947) served in the Maritime Customs service as his father had done. John Walter Richardson (1888-1925) was also in the CMCS. Another print of this photograph (in PPMS 69, at SOAS) is captioned: ‘C.A.V. Bowra and J.W. Richardson / “Sunnyside”, Kulangyu, Amoy / 1891.’ Crown copyright image reproduced by permission of The National Archives, London, England. The National Archives give no warranty as to the accuracy, completeness or fitness for purpose of the information provided. This image may be used only for purposes of research, private study or education. Applications for any other use should be made to The National Archives Image Library, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 4DU, UK. Telephone: 020 8392 5225. Fax: 020 8392 5266. Infringement of the above condition may result in legal action.

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C.A. I[?] Bowra. J.W. Richardson.



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