British Cigarette Company steamery with ships on Huangpu River, Shanghai
University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: Ep01-085. 'Empress ship' would be one of the Canadian Pacific Line ships, for example, Empress of Russia. 'Libia' was an Italian cruiser - see Ep01-371. See also Ep02-123.
Caption on mount
SCENES. of B.C.C. and POOTUNG. 1929. / Looking towards river from Artist Dept. Right Steamery. / Background Empress ship, and "Libia" Italian Warship.
Black and white photograph