Samson, Wall and Grant, with Sikh prison officer, outside SM Gaol, Shanghai
University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: WG-s91. Entrance to the SMC's Ward Road Gaol (now Tilanqiao Prison), Honkew (Honkou) district, Shanghai, known as the "Alcatraz of the Orient". Left to right: Alexander Hugh Samsom, Captain Wall, William Charles Grant. Signs: OFFICE / SMOKING STRICTLY PROHOBITED. Metal plaque on the right: SHANGHAI MUNICIPAL COUNCIL / ERECTED 1902-1903 [Also the names of the chairman, committee, secretary, engineer and contractor].
Black and white photograph