University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: VH02-195. Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution reference: L04357-083b. Laurence Oliphant (1829-1888), who was born in South Africa, was a British author, traveller, diplomat and Christian mystic. See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laurence_Oliphant_(author). Photograph by William Jocelyn, taken at the British Consulate, Shanghai. See VH01-055 (another print).
Laurence Oliphant, Attaché, at the British Consulate, Shanghai