Notes

Historical Photographs of China album reference: Hv37. Edward Bangs Drew family album of photographs of China. Provenance: Purchased from Lucy Drew, 1949. Access to original photographs and albums in the Edward Bangs Drew Collection is restricted. Photographs and images from the collection may be reproduced only with written permission. Contact the Harvard-Yenching Library for permissions and fees. Further information about the library and the ‘Edward Bangs Drew Chinese Maritime Customs Service Photographs’: http://hcl.harvard.edu/collections/digital_collections/edward_bangs_drew.cfm. Back row, left to right: Émile-Laurent Lépissier, Edward Bangs Drew (Imperial Maritime Customs Service Commissioner in Ningpo), C. Le Bas Rickman. Middle row, left to right: William Marsh Cooper (British Consul), Mary Cooper, Mrs Hillier (Lydie Alston Hole), Anna Davis Drew. Front row, left to right: Frank James Smith, Walter Caine Hillier. 'Mrs Hillier' is Lydie Alston Hole, dating this photograph to between 1877 and 1878. The captioning under the print includes the date 1880 and mentions Hillier's knighthood (which was conferred in 1897), indicating that this captioning was added some time after the photograph was taken (and also suggests that the date 1880 might not be accurate). See Hv37-19.

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Location
Estimated date
1877-1878
Material
Paper
Media
Black and white photograph
Repository
Harvard-Yenching Library, USA