Notes

University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: FH01-314. Shop numbers from right to left: 77, 79, 81. The sign above the shop on the left is: 雲南茶樓 (Yunnan Teahouse). The sign above the shop in the middle is: 榮利車衣布疋. The sign above the shop on the right is: 大生堂藥材 (i.e. ginseng, velvet antler and cinnamon. Cinnamon is used in traditional Chinese medicine, as well as being a spice). The vertical sign by the medicinal provisions shop is: 名加臘丸 (which refers to a waxed, ball-shaped pill, as prescribed by a famous doctor).

Caption on mount
HONG KONG 1933.


Location
Date
1933
Material
Paper
Media
Black and white photograph