Peking opera cast for 'The Commander Who Wanted to Execute His Own Son'
Mei Lanfang (centre) in the opera 'Picking up the the Jade Bracelet'
Two mandarins (civil servant officials or bureaucratic scholars), Guangzhou
Seven women, with fans, sitting on bentwood chairs, in a photographer's studio
Xue Huan 薛煥, Shanghai Daotai
Guanwen 官文, Governor General of Huguang with his suite, Hankou, 1858
William Edward ('Little Willy') Vacher's amah, Shanghai
A portrait of 'Twan', at the British Consulate, Shanghai
Four opera actors in costume
Spinning silk floss into thread, with a silk winder
An unidentified couple