University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: VH-s01. Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution reference: L04357.091a. 'Taiping' or 'Tae-ping' (i.e. 'Heavenly Peace') is the house on the left in this photograph. 'Taiping' was the hong of Gilman, Bowman & Co., tea traders, and the residence of William and Elizabeth Vacher. Photograph taken from the tower of Trinity Church (now Holy Trinity Cathedral), looking north-eastwards, with the Huangpu River in the background. The photographs taken from the church tower, can be arranged in this order, starting with a view northwards, towards the British Consulate: VH02-181, VH02-205, VH-s01, VH02-206, VH02-207, VH02-103, VH02-104, VH02-209, VH02-210, VH02-204 and VH02-148.
'Taiping' and another house, viewed from Trinity Church tower, Shanghai
Black and white photograph
Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution, Bath