University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: BL02-145. The sign in the centre reads: "巧真－景相写相 How Chen Photographer". The sign to the right of How Chen's reads: "[..] GENERAL STORE [...] 洋货 (...imported goods)". How Chen (Qiaozhen). The photographer’s portrait studio is notable for its glass structure, to make use of ambient daytime lighting. To the immediate right of the studio is a structure with four shutters, thought to be How Chen's darkroom. BL02-145 is a detail of (extract from) BL02-046.
Qiaozhen (How Chen) photography studio, Guangzhou (广州)
Monday 22 May 1911
Black and white photograph