Notes

University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: Ar04-062.
This may be a studio portrait of William Armstrong dressed as a Highlander.
William Armstrong (1867-1931, served in the Shanghai Municipal Police 1893-1927) and rose to become Director of the Criminal Investigation Department of the SMP (the detective branch) from August 1918 until his resignation in 1927. William Armstrong (1867-1931, served in the Shanghai Municipal Police 1893-1927) and rose to become Director of the Criminal Investigation Department of the SMP (the detective branch) from August 1918 until his resignation in 1927. This may be a portrait of him, or perhaps of a colleague or friend.



Estimated date
1890s
Material
Paper
Media
Black and white photograph