Notes

University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: Sw09-027. From a dark blue cloth ‘Film Negative Album’,12 cm x 16 cm. This album (Sw09) was labelled ‘P2/VII’ on the back cover. John Samuel Swire, merchant and ship owner: born 24th December 1825; died 1st December 1898. Helen Swire (1837-1862), his first wife. Grave at All Saints' Church, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, England. John Samuel Swire was the father of George Warren Swire.  John Samuel Swire established the China Navigation Company (CNCo) in 1872.   See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_China_Navigation_Company.



Location
Estimated date
1900-1910
Photographer
Material
Negative
Media
Black and white photograph
Repository
Archives & Special Collections, SOAS Library, University of London