Hughes, Thomas Collection
Thomas Francis Hughes (1842-1901) served in the Imperial Maritime Customs Service from 1865 until his death. His first wife, Julia (née Grimani) was (as Mrs Thomas Francis Hughes), the author of Among the Sons of Han (1881). The family photographs here come from the period of his second marriage, to Margaret Eugenie (née Dever): Amoy (Xiamen), Newchwang (Yingkou), and especially Kiukiang (Jiujiang). Thomas and Margaret Hughes had three daughters: Gladys, born in 1886; Eileen, born in 1889; and Yvonne, born in 1892. 122 images from one album, as well as some loose prints. HPC refs: Hu01 and Hu-s.