A Commercial Bank shroff and friends, posed 'at tea and tobacco' in a garden
University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: VH02-097. Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution reference: L04357-035a. The 'Shroff' (i.e. a coin cashier or bank worker), sitting on the left, is the Compradore of the Commercial Bank - see VH02-056. The man sitting in the middle might be the compradore depicted in VH01-017.
Black and white photograph
Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution, Bath