University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: JC-s091. Photograph portrait by Elliott and Fry published in the magazine ‘The World Wide Magazine’ in an article entitled ‘Snap-shots in the Far East. Interview with Mrs. Bishop’. Mrs Isabella Lucy Bishop (née Bird), FRGS (1831-1904) was an explorer, traveller, writer, photographer, horsewoman and natural historian. Author of 'The Yangtze Valley and Beyond' (1899) and 'Chinese Pictures: Notes On Photographs Made in China' (1900). See El01-59. See https://photographyofchina.com/blog/isabella-bird. See also http://visualisingchina.net/blog/2014/01/07/isabella-lucy-bird-photographer-and-traveller/.
Isabella Lucy Bird (Mrs Isabella Lucy Bishop), author and photographer