University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: FH01-150. Some of the signs advertise banking services (e.g. 天祥銀號 Tianxiang yinhao [Tianxiang bank] on the left; 五州銀號 Wuzhou yinhao [Five continents bank] on the right. Other signs include a ritual paper shop (忠信隆紙號 Zhongxinlong zhi hao [Zhongxinlong paper shop], on the left).
Black and white photograph