University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: Os03-075. Photo from an album (UoB reference Os03) kept in the School of Oriental and African Studies Archives, London (SOAS reference MS 380 876/3). Tiffin = lunch. Kuliang (Gulian) was then a hill resort near Foochow (Fuzhou). G. Siemssen. The Spanish employee of the Chinese Customs Service, philatelist, photographer and later businessman, Juan Mencarini Pierotti (1860-1929) is standing on the left in the front, in the darker suit. Georg Theodor Siemssen (1816-1886), the man with a trimmed moustache, wearing a white suit, is sitting to the left of Mencarini.
Tiffin party at Siemssen's bungalow, Kuliang
Black and white photograph
Archives & Special Collections, SOAS Library, University of London