University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: HD-s55. Some of (what is likely to be) the Shanghai Rowing Club men are posing by a rowing boat. The building is the Upper Boat House, on Markham Road (now Kang Ding Dong Lu; Kanding Dong Lu; Kanding Donglu), beside Soochow Creek. It was built c.1875-76. Quoits, croquet and tennis were played on the lawn there (NB box of what may be croquet balls, on the right). See HD-s56, HD-s57 and HD-s58.
Upper Boat House, Markham Road, Shanghai
285mm x 209mm
Black and white photograph