Notes

University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: He01-133. Photo from an album (UoB reference He01) kept in the School of Oriental and African Studies Archives, London (SOAS reference PP MS 82/13). Ave = Evelyne, one of 5 daughters in the Detring family. Mrs Detring (on the right), the wife of Gustav Detring,  was Viennese and, according to Paul King, was 'a woman of great charm and beauty, who, with her bevy of pretty daughters, playfully described by her as her "little monkeys" had a position and prestige all her own in Tientsin society.' (Source: Paul King 'In the Chinese Customs Service'). See also, for example, He01-135, He01-145, Hv35-48 and NA02-42.

Caption on mount
Ave Detring Gigi Mrs Detring
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Location
Estimated date
1903-1906
Material
Paper
Media
Black and white photograph
Repository
Archives & Special Collections, SOAS Library, University of London