University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: Bo01-001. Photo from an album (UoB reference Bo01) kept at the Royal Society for Asian Affairs, London (RSAA reference RSAA/SC/BOW/1). No caption in the album for this photo of a woman reading in a room. However, the woman is most probably Thirza Bowra - and the room could well be in the Commissioner's House, Ningpo (Ningbo). See Bo01-041.
Thirza Bowra reading in a room, c.1870
Black and white photograph