Historical Photographs of China album reference: Hv36. Views in China. An album presented by Edward Bangs Drew to his wife Anna Davis Drew. Inscription: Inscribed on verso: Kuslaw, 129. General note: Title from album caption. Provenance: Purchased from Lucy Drew, 1949. Subject: Connected by bridge to Fuzhou, Nantai island on the Min River was a foreign settlement and trading center established when Fuzhou was made a treaty port after the Opium War of 1840-1842. Access to original photographs and albums in the Edward Bangs Drew Collection is restricted. Photographs and images from the collection may be reproduced only with written permission. Contact the Harvard-Yenching Library for permissions and fees. Further information about the library and the ‘Edward Bangs Drew Chinese Maritime Customs Service Photographs’:

Estimated date
1876 or 1877
Black and white photograph
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