Jack Ephgrave's selfie, taken in a mirror, Photographic Department, Pudong, Shanghai

Jack Ephgrave's selfie, taken in a mirror, Photographic Department, Pudong, Shanghai

Collection

Ephgrave, Jack

Identifier

Ep01-201

Notes

University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: Ep01-201. Self-portrait, by Jack Ephgrave, taken at the British Cigarette Company (later known as Yee Tsoong Tobacco Co. Ltd), factory, Pudong, Shanghai. The camera seen in the photograph is probably a Zeiss Ikon Baby Box, dating from c.1931-1938. This photograph is probably one of the first selfies taken in China.

Caption in album or on mount

Taken looking into a mirror

Location

Shanghai

Estimated Date

1931

Photographer

Ephgrave, Jack

Material

Paper

Media

Black and white photograph