Guiliang 桂良, First Imperial Commissioner, Shanghai
University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: VH02-197. Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution reference: L04357-084a. Guiliang 桂良, a Manchu, Huashana 花沙納 a Mongol, and He Guiqing 何桂清 had been sent to Shanghai to negotiate tariff rates. Photograph by William Jocelyn, taken at the British Consulate, Shanghai. A wood engraving of this image (flipped) was published in 1859 in 'Narrative of the Earl of Elgin's Mission to China and Japan' by Laurence Oliphant, entitled 'Keiliang, First Imperial Commissioner'. See 'History of Photography in China 1842-1860' by Terry Bennett, pages 137. See VH01-058 and VH02-200.