University of Bristol – Historical Photographs of China reference number: HR01-115. A wooden-chain irrigation pump, powered by an ox or cow, beside a road lined with suburban-style houses. Farm buildings and paddy fields in the background. The water raised by the pump, floods a paddy field. See HR01-113 and HR01-114 (same pump).
Paddy field being flooded, Shanghai
Black and white photograph
Archives & Special Collections, SOAS Library, University of London