Mactavish & Lehmann, Broadway Mansions and Astor House Hotel, Shanghai
© 2012 Mei-Fei Elrick and Tess Johnston
University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: Ro-s049. Handwritten captions and photographer's stamp on back of photograph. NB Advert on side of building: KODAKS MACTAVISH'S. Mactavish & Lehmann had a shop at No 1 The Bund, Shanghai - and later at the junction of Broadway and Soochow Road (North), Shanghai - as seen on the left in this photograph. Dispensing chemist (pharmacy), perfumery and importer of surgical instruments, Mactavishes were also suppliers of cameras, plates, film, paper, and other photographic accessories. The company ran a dark room for the use of amateur photographers at the Hongkew Medical Hall, also at the junction of Broadway (now Daming Lu) and Soochow Road North (now Beisuzhou Lu). See Ro-n0463.
Black and white photograph