Notes

University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: VH02-177. Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution reference: L04357-076b. C.D. Nye and his family lived in the house on the left. C.D. Nye was a merchant, at Nye, Bull & Co., Shanghai.  In the garden is a pram (baby carriage). Some people are looking into the garden by the gate. Photograph taken from the verandah of the Commercial Bank of India. '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. More photographs of Tae-ping: VH-s01VH01-030 (garden), VH01-050, VH02-001, VH02-040VH02-073 (garden), VH02-176 (garden), VH02-181 and VH02-205. See also VH02-203.

Caption on mount
Taiping Garden - & Nye's House / (from Com. Bank verandah) / 4/59
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Location
Date
April 1859
Material
Paper
Media
Black and white photograph
Repository
Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution, Bath