University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: BL01-08. On the left: the Union Insurance of Canton building. The Bund en fête for the Duke and Duchess of Connaught’s visit to Shanghai in April 1890. The banner reads: "YOUNG SHANGHAI WELCOMES TEE SCION OF OLD ENGLAND" (i.e. Young Shanghai welcomes the scion of old England - the Duke of Connaught was Queen Victoria's seventh child, Prince Arthur).
Union Insurance of Canton, The Bund, Shanghai, festooned for the Duke of Connaught’s visit
Tuesday 8 April 1890
Black and white photograph