Irrigation water pump, Shanghai
University of Bristol – Historical Photographs of China reference number: HR01-114. A wooden-chain irrigation pump, powered by an ox or cow, beside a road lined with suburban-style houses. The pump raises water from a waterway to flood a paddy field. See HR01-113 and HR01-115 (same pump).
Caption on mount
A MECHANICAL DEVICE FOR RAISING WATER TO PADDY FIELDS. SHANGHAI
Black and white photograph
Archives & Special Collections, SOAS Library, University of London