Historical Photographs of China album reference: Hv40. Album compiled by Anna D. Drew, Canton, 24 August 1893. General note: Duplicate of photograph EBD07.36 dated 1895 (in Photograph album compiled by Anna D. Drew, 1887, p. 36). Subject: Shamian, formerly known as Shameen Island, in Guangzhou, China, was originally a British and French concession given by the Qing Dynasty government in the 19th century. 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. The British Protestant church, Christ Church Shameen (沙面堂; Shāmiàn Táng), Canton (Guangzhou), was built in 1865. See Ca-s01 and Hv38-04.
Christ Church, Shameen Island, Canton
Black and white photograph
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