University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: VH02-020. Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution reference: L04357-006e. In the caption in the album for VH01-018, the woman on the left is described as Emily Vacher's old (i.e. previous) amah. Both women are wearing a thimble (which looks like a ring) on a finger on their right hand. The photograph includes ornaments, a model ship under a glass dome, another model boat under the table, and a vase. See VH01-018 (another print from the same negative, cropped).
Mrs. Brown's amah and a male servant, with a woman and model ships, Shanghai
Black and white photograph
Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution, Bath