Notes

University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: Da01-15. This photograph by the Revd. Charles Ewart Darwent is from an album inscribed to Herbert Wilcockson, from C. E. Darwent. The Revd. C.E. Darwent, Minister of the Union Church, Shanghai, was also the author of a photographer-friendly guidebook entitled, ‘Shanghai: a handbook for travellers and residents to the chief objects of interest in and around the foreign settlement and native city’ (1904) - https://archive.org/details/cu31924023217825. Chinese New Year's Day in 1902 was on 8th February. Shops closed, papers inserted in shutters, new clothes.

Caption on mount
On Foochow Road China New Year Day 1902


Location
Date
February 1902
Photographer
Material
Paper
Media
Black and white photograph