A Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Company ship on the Huangpu river and part of the Bund, Shanghai
University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: DH-s113. This is a detail from a panoramic view of the Huangpu River and Bund, Shanghai. See also DH-s511, DH-s101, DH-s102, DH-s103, DH-s104, DH-s105, DH-s106, DH-s107, DH-s108, DH-s109, DH-s110, DH-s111, DH-s112, DH-s114, DH-s115, DH-s116, DH-s117, DH-s118, DH-s119, DH-s120, DH-s121, DH-s122, DH-s123, DH-s124, DH-s125, DH-s126, DH-s127, DH-s128, DH-s129, and DH-s130. In DH-s113, the Shanghai Club is behind the funnel of the ship. Above the ship's stern is the Russell Building. This large black steamship is flying the P&O houseflag. It is either the PENINSULAR of 1888 or the ORIENTAL of 1889. At 5000 tons gross, these were the largest ships visiting Shanghai in the early 1890s. Visits in the period 1890-91 were ORIENTAL (January 1890), PENINSULAR (February 1890), ORIENTAL (August 1890), ORIENTAL (March 1891), PENINSULAR (August 1891) and PENINSULAR (December 1891).
Black and white photograph