Historical Photographs of China album reference: Hv38. Album compiled by Anna D. Drew, 1887. Two Chinese women on a sampan on the waterway between Shamian and the north bank of the Pearl River.
Subject: Shamian, formerly known as Shameen Island, in Guangzhou, China, was originally a British and French concession given by the Qing Dynasty government in the 19th century.
General note: Title from album caption. Duplicate of photograph EBD05.23 (in Photograph album compiled by Anna D. Drew, Canton, Aug. 24, 1893, p. 23).
Provenance: Purchased from Lucy Drew, 1949.
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