Historical Photographs of China album reference: Hv35. Edward Bangs Drew album of carte-de-visite portraits.
Subject: Born in North Yarmouth, Maine, Captain Horatio Nelson Gray (1829-1882) commanded the freight and passenger service steamer "Fire Queen" on the Yangtze River in China from 1868 until sometime in the 1870s when he returned to the United States.
General note: Title from album caption.
Provenance: Purchased from Lucy Drew, 1949.
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