Hauling a load of soap onto Chapoo Road Bridge (Zhapu Lu), across North Soochow Road (Beisuzhou Lu), Shanghai
University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: Da01-36. This photograph by the Revd. Charles Ewart Darwent is from an album inscribed to Herbert Wilcockson, from C. E. Darwent. The Revd. C.E. Darwent, Minister of the Union Church, Shanghai, was also the author of a photographer-friendly guidebook entitled, ‘Shanghai: a handbook for travellers and residents to the chief objects of interest in and around the foreign settlement and native city’ (1904) - https://archive.org/details/cu31924023217825. Street sign: [.] SOOCHOW ROAD. The porters are crossing North Soochow Road (Beisuzhou Lu). Chapoo Road (Zhapu Lu) is behind them, in the background. The photographer has his back to the Chapoo Road Bridge.