University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: Da01-36. Chapoo Road (Zhapu Lu), Shanghai. From an album inscribed to H. Wilcockson from C. E. Darwent. The Revd. C.E. Darwent, Minister of the Union Church (visible in the middle of this photograph), was also a photographer and author of a photographer-friendly guidebook to Shanghai: https://archive.org/details/cu31924023217825 "Shanghai: a handbook for travellers and residents to the chief objects of interest in and around the foreign settlement and native city" (1904). H Wilcockson = Herbert Wilcockson. The porters are crossing Soochow Road (Beisuzhou Lu). Chapoo Road (Zhapu Lu) is behind them, in the background. The photographer has his back to the Chapoo Road Bridge.
Hauling soap up Chapoo Road, Shanghai
Black and white photograph