University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: BL02-019. See BL02-015 and BL02-016. This photograph is from an album entitled "Chronicle of a Tour of Pelissier's Follies". "Pelissier's Follies" was a theatre troupe set up by the English producer H.G. Pelissier. The group toured Asia in 1911 including stops at Shanghai, Hong Kong and Tianjin. The 'Tomtit' was a yacht owned by Otto Kong Sing (1871-1917), who was a Eurasian Chinese solicitor in Hong Kong.
Returning to the yacht 'Tomtit' by sampan, for tiffin, Hong Kong
Sunday 26 February 1911
Black and white photograph