Jardine, Matheson & Co silk filature (spinning mill), Shanghai
University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: RA-m172. A scan of a magic lantern slide (the image has probably been flipped). Royal Asiatic Society Library reference: Glass Slide.00/(172). A filature was an establishment for reeling silk from silk moth cocoons. The European factory manager and his wife are standing among the young workers. See Hy01-45 and RA-m184 (images of other filatures).
Black and white photograph
Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland