William Edward ('Little Willie') Vacher, asleep in the lap of an amah, Shanghai
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University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: VH01-016. Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution reference: L03826-005c. William Edward (‘Little Willie’) Vacher was born in Shanghai on 26 August 1857 and died in London in February 1863, aged five. The woman is wearing a thimble (which looks like a ring) on a finger on her right hand. See VH02-063 (another print from the same negative).
Tuesday 15 June 1858
Black and white photograph
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