Notes

University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: Ep01-201. University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: Ep01-201. Self-portrait, by Jack Ephgrave, taken at the British Cigarette Company (later known as Yee Tsoong Tobacco Co. Ltd), factory, Pudong, Shanghai. The camera in the photograph is likely to have been Jack's first - probably a Zeiss Ikon Baby Box, dating from c.1931-1938. This photograph must be among the first selfies ever taken in China?

Caption on mount
Taken looking into a mirror


Location
Estimated date
1931
Photographer
Material
Paper
Media
Black and white photograph