Burlesque: 'Babes in the Wood', 1888

Burlesque: 'Babes in the Wood', 1888


University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: Os01-008. Photo from an album (UoB reference Os01) kept in the School of Oriental and African Studies Archives, London (SOAS reference MS 380 876/1). The ‘SCALE OF CHARGES’ reads as follows: WRITING TO THE GROCER 26; ANONYMOUS EXPRESS 10 DOWN; MUZZLING AN EDITOR DITTO; ASSISTING 555 COURT DITTO; MEMBERS TO AVOID A FINE A JOEY; TEARING DRESS TROUSERS AT A JAMBOREE £1 LOWEST; RUNNING A CIRCUS IN A CLUB LETTERS TO COMMITTEE, OIL CLOTH, ETC £12; CLEARING FOR NEXT BUT ONE OF KIN THE WAY £1 PER DIEM. Photograph taken on a tennis court, probably in Fuzhou or Xiamen. See Os01-007 and Os01-009.

Caption in album or on mount

Burlesque 1888.




Black and white photograph


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