University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: VH01-050. Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution reference: L03826-022. 'Taiping' or 'Tae-ping' (i.e. 'Heavenly Peace') was the hong of Gilman, Bowman & Co., tea traders, and the residence of William and Elizabeth Vacher. 'Tai-ping' appears to have shared a garden with Sin-tai-ping. E.K. = Edward King. J.J. = Could be J. Jarvie? R.J. = Could be R. Jarvie? More photographs of Tae-ping: VH-s01, VH01-006, VH01-030 (garden), VH02-001, VH02-040, VH02-073 (garden), VH02-176 (garden), VH02-177, VH02-181 and VH02-205.
'Taiping', after a fall of snow, Shanghai
Black and white photograph
Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution, Bath