Union Insurance of Canton, The Bund, Shanghai, festooned for the Duke of Connaught’s visit
University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: BL01-08. The Union Insurance of Canton building is on the left. The Bund is en fête for the Duke and Duchess of Connaught’s visit to Shanghai in April 1890. The banner reads: ‘YOUNG SHANGHAI WELCOMES TEE SCION OF OLD ENGLAND’ (i.e. Young Shanghai welcomes the scion of old England. The Duke of Connaught was Queen Victoria's seventh child, Prince Arthur). See HD-s22 and Hv38-09.
Tuesday 8 April 1890
Black and white photograph