University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: Sw02-031. G W Swire referenced each negative in this album with the prefix B written in India ink. This negative is referenced B21. The album itself has also been archived at some stage with the reference P1/I. Loading chests of tea onto the China Navigation Company steamship 'Kian' from sampans at Wuchang (Wuhan).
Loading tea onto the 'Kian' at Wuchang (武昌)