Indoor and outdoor staff, Imperial Maritime Customs Service
University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: Ha-n05. No captioning with this negative. Unidentified location, possibly Xiamen (Amoy). One European man has an 'x' marked by him on the photograph. The three large characters on the plaque over the door read 'New Maritime Customs', i.e. a reference to the Imperial Maritime Customs Service in its early days. The outdoor staff in this photograph includes boatmen.
Black and white photograph