University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: FH01-135. This photograph may have been taken in Qinhuangdao (秦皇島). Posters on the wall advertise ML Beers, Oslo, Norway ('The Best Lager Beer in the World') and BOLS gin ('Very Old Genever'). The men are drinking a bottle with the label 'The Lion Beer-Lager Beer-Export Beer'. This brand was probably produced by the Lion Brewery, founded in Ceylon in 1881. One of the men is handling a camera.
Royal Navy men drinking beer
Black and white photograph