University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: Bo01-001. No caption in the album for this photograph of a woman reading in a room. However, the woman is most probably Thirza Bowra - and the room might be in the Commissioner's House, Ningpo (Ningbo). The large picture above the mantlepiece is a reproduction of The Fighting Temeraire by Joseph Turner. See Bo01-041.
Thirza Bowra reading in a room, c.1870
Black and white photograph