Notes

University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: Sw19-067. Khaki cloth Eastman Negative Album, 12 cm x 16 cm. 153 negatives (sized 3.25 inches x 5.5 inches -:- 92mm x 147mm). The album was later labelled P1/V on the back cover.  Bang bang men (porters) - carrying pails of water - on the steps, near Taipingmen Wharf. Taiping Men is the name of a district in Chungking (Chongqing), by the Yangzte River.  The pole may indicate a temple - a pole is a symbol of a place of worship in China.  See Sw19-066 and Sw19-068.  Blog 'The Song of the River': http://visualisingchina.net/blog/2013/06/12/the-song-of-the-river/.

Caption on mount
Album index: Folio (Sleeve) 40, two negatives: Chungking Taiping Men
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Location
Estimated date
1920
Photographer
Material
Negative
Media
Black and white photograph
Repository
Archives & Special Collections, SOAS Library, University of London