Notes

University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: RA-m055. A scan of a magic lantern slide. Royal Asiatic Society Library reference: Glass Slide.00/(055). Sign on the roof: 大東門分(此?). Sign to the right just below the roof: 博古酒(..). Sign to the left just below the roof: 朝頂束帶.  Signs above the door and on each side of the door: 寶成銀(..) - which can be translated as 'Baocheng Silver'. Baocheng seems to be the name of the silver shop. Photograph by Ernst Boerschmann, which is reproduced in Old China in Historic Photographs 288 Views by Ernst Boerschmann (Dover Publications, 1982) on page 112 and captioned: "Shanghai. A silversmith's house". Honan Road is now Henan Zhong Lu.

Caption on mount
55 / Honan Road Silver Shop


Location
Estimated date
1906-1909
Material
Other
Media
Black and white photograph
Repository
Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland