University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: Sw01-008. G W Swire referenced each negative in this album with the prefix A written in white ink. This negative is referenced A5. The album itself has also been archived at some stage with the reference P2/II. Warren Swire captioned this negative 'Tamsui'; but this has been crossed out in biro and replaced with the name 'Shansi'. Shansi (1898-1930) was built specifically for the beancake trade. Beancake was soya pulp used as fertiliser to grow fruit and vegetables.
The 'Shansi', a typical Beancaker, at Shanghai